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ML5002   Literary and Cultural Theory (2)

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 11

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module and its 'partner' module ML5001 seek(s) to provide the kind of research training now regarded as indispensable for all postgraduates by exploring a range of literary and cultural theories through which texts of all sorts may be conceptualised, criticised and analysed. We will study a broad chronological and national range of seminal thinkers and theories, which might typically incude: Nietzsche; Gramsci; Sartre; reader response theory; Foucault; Barthes; narratology; affect theory; ecocriticism.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 tutorial.

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%