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EN3161   The Development of the Novel to 1840

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 11.00 am Tue and 12.00 noon Thu

This module is designed to allow students to acquaint themselves with some of the principal novels of the period 1720-1840 together with the social background from which they derive. It will show the development of the novel form from its earliest stages to its establishment as the dominant literary form in the nineteenth century. It forms part of the critical and historical study of literature available to students in the School and the Faculty. (Group C)

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 lecture, 1 seminar, and 2 optional consultative hours

Scheduled learning hours: 20

Guided independent study hours: 280

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: TBC