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FR3083: LITERATURE AND PHOTOGRAPHY: IMAGE-MAKING INTERACTIONS A (2015-2016)

Last modified: 25 Mar 2016 11:33


Course Overview

By examining a collection of texts from the last 150 years, both texts specifically about photography and literary texts in which photography or a photograph figure prominently, the course will examine the history of the medium, changing cultural practices and attitudes associated with it, and the ways in which photography is used thematically and stylistically by the writers on the course.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Aine Larkin

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either French (FR) (Studied) or Literature In A World Context (LW) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Programme Level 3

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

By examining a collection of texts from the last 150 years, both texts specifically about photography and literary texts in which photography or a photograph figure prominently, the course will examine the history of the medium, changing cultural practices and attitudes associated with it, and the ways in which photography is used thematically and stylistically by the writers on the course.

Further Information & Notes

This course may NOT be included as part of a graduating curriculum with FR 4083 (Literature and Photography : Image-making Interactions B). It will be available in 2013/14 and in alternate sessions thereafter.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

22 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: In-course assessment: one 3,000 word essay (100%).
Resit: 1 two-hour written examination.

Formative Assessment

The first written assignment has a formative as well as a summative role.

Feedback

The above assignments receive CAS marks, which the Course Guide links to specific marking criteria, and written or verbal feedback in the form of tutors' comments is also given. Additional informal feedback on performance and tutorial participation is offered in tutorials. Tutors have office hours at which further feedback may be sought.

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