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IT3012   Fourteenth Century Literature

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: To be arranged

This module offers an introduction to Italian literature and language of the Trecento, primarily through three major authors: Dante, Boccaccio and Petrarch. Extracts of other texts will be read for the purpose of comparison. The literary, political, religious and philosophical background will be introduced through close study of selected parts of the texts.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1- or 2-hour seminar and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 29

Guided independent study hours: 117

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 20%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 80%


Module teaching staff: Dr Robert Wilson