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EN5200   Life, Text, Afterlife

Academic year(s): 2019-2020

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 40

ECTS credits : 20

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: To be arranged

This module explores the phases of literary and cultural production and reception, from the lives of authors and cultural figures, through the conditions of publication of their work, to their reception in later works of literature, their histories of publication and dissemination, and the challenges involved in presenting modern editions of their texts. Subjects likely to be covered include Milton's Romantic readers; the adaptation of Jane Austen in the twentieth century; Romantic celebrity culture; periodical publication; and editorial and biographical practice.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 x 1.5-hour seminars (x 9 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 38

Guided independent study hours: 366

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
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: Dr S J Lodge
Module teaching staff: Team taught