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EL5598: APPROACHING LITERATURE 2 (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course examines some critical approaches and theories that have shaped modern literary inquiry. The course explores different perspectives on and approaches to literary texts. The relevance to literature of different types of context is also explored, as are the interpretative possibilities of various forms of ideological critique. Throughout the course students are exposed to a wide variety of primary and secondary texts.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Shane Alcobia-Murphy

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course examines some critical approaches and theories that have shaped modern literary inquiry. The course explores different perspectives on and approaches to literary texts. The relevance to literature of different types of context is also explored, as are the interpretative possibilities of various forms of ideological critique. Throughout the course students are exposed to a wide variety of primary and secondary texts.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 25 - 35

More Information about Week Numbers


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Summative Assessments

There are no assessments for this course.

Formative Assessment

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Feedback

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Course Learning Outcomes

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