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EN1004   Explorers and Revolutionaries: Literature 1680 - 1830

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 7

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 11.00 am

This module introduces a range of works from the period 1680-1830. Looking at travel, colonialism, and different constructions of man's natural estate in the early eighteenth century, the module traces the development of these themes into Romanticism's passion for literal and figurative journeys, its revolutionary critique of human enslavement by society, and its fascination with the power of Nature.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 lectures and 1 tutorial, and 2 optional consultative hours.

Scheduled learning hours: 43

Guided independent study hours: 157

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 50%

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


Module teaching staff: Team taught