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GH3067: THE GAELIC POETRY RENAISSANCE A AND B (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


Course Overview

A course on Gaelic poetry post-1950 looking at some of the following themes: modern Gaelic identity, exile (and existentialism), Scottish nationalism, biculturalism, love and sexuality, and faith.  Poets who will be studied inlcude: Derick Thomson, Iain Crichton Smith, Christopher Whyte, Myles Campbell and Meg Bateman.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor M Macleod

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 3

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

  • Gaelic (GH) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate 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

The course will involve one two-hour seminar per week of reading, analysing and discussing set texts. Students will be engaged in directed self-study out of the class which will involve substantial amounts of additional reading, such as: further poetry, literary criticism, social commentary etc.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 9 - 19

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Oral Presentation: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Learning Outcomes
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Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 70
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Feedback

Feedback is communicated verbally each week and in writing when summative assessments have been submitted. Feedback is always directed, and students are always invited to discuss written feedback.

Word Count 2000
Learning Outcomes
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Seminar Assessment

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

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