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Course description
  THE CONTEMPORARY BRITISH NOVEL: NEW TRENDS

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2021-22

This course will explore new trends in British narrative from the late 20th century until the present, and may include writing from the Commonwealth as well.

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences (CG)

  • CG1 : Acquire the methodology and resources needed for literary research.
  • CG2 : Acquire specific advanced knowledge (regarding those acquired in the degree course) of the subjects studied.
  • CG3 : Acquire specific knowledge of the subjects studied for its professional application in the field of teaching.

 

Specific Competences:>>Conceptual knowledge / theoretical frameworks

  • CE2 : Understand the new content proposed for literature courses.
  • CE3 : Understand the methodological procedures used to analyse literary texts.
  • CE4 : Reflect on recurring themes and motifs in literature.
  • CE6 : Acquire the philological resources needed to carry out literary research work (critical editing, bibliographic searches, databases, quotation systems, etc.).

 

Specific Competences:>>Procedural capabilities, skills and abilities

  • CE12 : Carry out self-guided bibliographic searches using both electronic and traditional resources.
  • CE9 : Apply the knowledge acquired to carrying out self-guided research work into literature.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

  • Conocimiento de las nuevas tendencias narrativas británicas.

 

 

Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2021-22

This course involves:

- the study and exploration of new trends in contemporary narrative in English, placed in its historical and intellectual contexts

- the ability to read and understand criticism and literary theory, and to establish a dialogue between the literary text and a given theoretical framework

- the development of sophisticated reading skills, analytical writing skills, and research skills

 

 

 

General

Code: 39216
Lecturer responsible:
LOPEZ ROPERO, MARIA LOURDES
Credits ECTS: 3,00
Theoretical credits: 0,40
Practical credits: 0,56
Distance-base hours: 2,04

Departments involved

  • Dept: ENGLISH STUDIES
    Area: ENGLISH STUDIES
    Theoretical credits: 0,4
    Practical credits: 0,56
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

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