Literature & Society, 1750-1900

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Credits

40

Module code

EN52029

The module explores the interplay between the nationwide perspectives of social philosophy and the more individualistic concerns of literary culture in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It offers students a chance to make broad connections across the period, at the same time as providing them with in-depth knowledge of principal theoreticians of culture in these decades and their major works.

Assessment

Coursework makes up 100% of the assessment, as follows:

  • 'Literature review' or annotated bibliography of approx. 2,000 words (30%);
  • Research essay of not more than 5,000 words (70%)

Convenor

Dr Daniel Cook