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CO3001   Comparative Literature: Contours and Constellations I

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module situates and interrogates the discipline of Comparative Literature and explores a range of theories and practices. Key areas will typically be drawn from: influence and reception; world literature; translation studies; adaptation studies; digital humanities; ways of reading. Comparative Literature will typically also be discussed in relation to fields such as postcolonialism, area studies, cultural studies and interdisciplinarity. Students will be encouraged to formulate their own disciplinary definitions.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Permission of the comparative literature honours adviser

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 seminar and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 16

Guided independent study hours: 134

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: Written Coursework = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr C Lawson
Module teaching staff: Team taught