Academic year(s): 2019-2020
SCOTCAT credits : 40
ECTS credits : 20
Level : SCQF Level 11
Availability restrictions: Available only to students on MLitt /MFA in Creative Writing (Prose)
The module offers a critical and practical study of the writing of literary prose, including short and long fiction, as well as the literary essay, life writing and other non-fiction forms. Emphasis is given to the development of a literary prose tradition through the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, looking at a variety of approaches, from the novel and the short story to various approaches to Creative Non-Fiction.
Weekly contact: 1 seminar and 1 practical class; tutorials by appointment
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%
Re-assessment: One new submission equivalent in length and nature to the failed piece of coursework. The piece submitted for reassessment must be entirely new work.
Module coordinator: Professor J Burnside
Module teaching staff: Team taught