Faculties and centres
This course focuses on British literature from the Second World War until the presesnt time and also includes writing from Commonwealth countries. A strong emphasis will be placed on studying texts in their wider historical and intellectual contexts, which will enable students to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the English-speaking world. The course also aims to support the learning of English through the interface of language and literature. Students will be given a wide range of opportunities to improve their reading, writing and speaking skills by fulfilling reading and writing assignments and participating in class discussions. The knowledge and skills acquired during the course will contribute to the development of professional skills related to the use of the English language.
General Competences (CG)
Specific Competences (CE)
1. Consider a work of literature as a reflection or response to its cultural milieu.
2. Examine a work of literature from various vantage points.
3. Examine an analyse the various elements of a literary work.
4. Identify major themes in a work of literature, explore its implications and basic assumptions.
5. Analyse how form creates or contributes to meaning
6. Appreciate the artistry of a literary work.
7. Recognize the need for textual evidence in support of ideas or opinions about a work of literature.
8. Express responses to literature clearly and effectively in writing and in speaking.
9. Use basic concepts and teminology related to literary analysis.