English Language & Literary Studies

Develop your English through the study of literature

Credits 15 
Availability Semester 1
Classes 3 hours per week
Module Leader Dr Chris Wolf

Module name and code

  • English Language & Literary Studies (Semester 1) EL3021 (The Romantics)

Module aims

As a result of this module, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the generic features of poetry, drama and the novel
  • demonstrate an understanding of the authors and works covered
  • develop their knowledge of the English language through the language used by the authors studied
  • react to and interpret literary works critically, in order to support their argument in discussion
  • evaluate interpretations of an original work (e.g. a film interpretation)
  • demonstrate knowledge of the metalanguage needed to discuss literary texts
  • develop their reading skills for coping with authentic texts
  • exploit available resources (sources of literary texts and criticism)

Who is this module for?

  • This module is open to all Erasmus and Study Abroad students for university credits
  • Students are expected to have a level of English of: CEFR C1

Assessment

  • This module is assessed by means of two pieces of academic writing: a critical review and an essay