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EN4403   Mediaevalism

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 3.00 pm and 4.00 pm Tue

This module considers literary efforts to continue, revive or adapt the Mediaeval by reference to a range of texts from Spenser to Tolkien. Areas of study will include The Faerie Queene; Eighteenth-century Gothick; Scott and the Romantics; the Pre-Raphaelites; the Arts and Crafts Movement and its modern followers. Much of the base material can be found in the Norton Anthology of English Literature, to be supplemented by other literary texts and ancillary material from religion, art and architecture. (Group E)

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass EC2003 and pass EN2004

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 seminar/lecture, 1 tutorial/seminar, 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 C Jones
Module teaching staff: Dr C Jones