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EL35XR: ROMANTICISM (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

The Romantic movement swept Europe in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries and produced some of the most innovative and exciting literature that has ever been seen. This rule breaking art helped shape the way that we consider art today and underpins many of our ideas about imagination, originality, creativity and self-expression. This course will explore the ways in which the Romantic movement manifested itself across Britain and Ireland and will consider writers such as Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Scott, Austen and Byron. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Catherine Jones

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

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4
  • English (EL)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The Romantic movement swept Europe in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries and produced some of the most innovative and exciting literature that has ever been seen. This rule breaking art helped shape the way that we consider art today and underpins many of our ideas about imagination, originality, creativity and self-expression. This course will explore the ways in which the Romantic movement manifested itself across Britain and Ireland and will consider writers such as Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Scott, Austen and Byron. 


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st attempt: 1500 word close reading exercise (30%), contributions to on-line course journal (10%), SAM (10%), 1x 3000 word essay (50%).

Resit: 1 x 4000 word essay (100%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Detailed written feedback on the essay. Detailed written feedback on group project. Oral and/or written feedback on seminar work.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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