Module Information

Module Identifier
WE11420
Module Title
Introduction to Welsh Literature
Academic Year
2018/2019
Co-ordinator
Semester
Semester 2
Reading List
Other Staff

Course Delivery

 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Essay:  30%
Semester Exam 2 Hours   70%
Supplementary Assessment traethawd/essay  30%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   arholiad atodol / supplementary exam  70%

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module:

1. You will have gained an overview of the main developments in Welsh literature from the early Middle Ages to the present day.

2. You will be able to place the main literary currents in their historical context.

3. You will be able to offer a critical appraisal of selected texts in translation.

Brief description

This course, designed for non-Welsh speakers and for Welsh learners, offers an insight into literature in Welsh from the early Middle Ages to the present day. A series of 11 lectures provides an overview of the development of the main literary currents in their historical context, while the complementary fortnightly seminars concentrate in more depth on selected texts.


Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 4