Explorers and Revolutionaries: Literature 1680 - 1830
SCQF level 7
Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 20
ECTS credits : 10
Level : SCQF level 7
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.
Weekly contact: 3 lectures and 1 tutorial, and 2 optional consultative hours.
Scheduled learning hours: 43
Guided independent study hours: 157
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%