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EN3142   Renaissance Literature: Texts and Contexts

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 12.00 noon Tue and 2.00 pm Thu

The aim of the module is to develop an understanding of some major literary texts of the Renaissance both in formalist terms and in terms of their historical and cultural context. Authors considered will include Spenser, Shakespeare, Jonson, Donne, Herbert, Marvell and Milton. (Group B)

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass EN2003 and pass EN2004

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

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

Scheduled learning hours: 22

Guided independent study hours: 278

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 coordinator: Prof N P P Rhodes
Module teaching staff: Prof N P P Rhodes