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CO3003   Comparative Literature: Contours and Constellations 2

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: Tues 14:00 - 15:30

This module situates and interrogates the discipline of Comparative Literature, exploring a range of theories and practices which complement those covered in CO3001. Key areas will 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, areas studies, cultural studies and interdisciplinarity. Students will be encouraged to formulate their own disciplinary definitions.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass CO3001

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: One 90-minute seminar

Scheduled learning hours: 17

Guided independent study hours: 130

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 40%, 24-hour Take-home Examination = 60%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator: Dr E F Bond
Module teaching staff: Prof M-A Hutton, Dr E Bond, Dr C Lawson, Dr K Jones, Dr E Kefala, Dr S Talajooy, Dr R MacKenzie