|Module Title||20TH CENTURY LITERATURE|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Peter Barry|
|Other staff||Mr Clive Meachen, Mrs Carol Marshall, Dr Helena Grice, Mr Matthew Jarvis, Mr Michael Smith, Dr Sean Matthews, Dr Tiffany Atkinson|
|Pre-Requisite||EN10320 , EN10420|
|Course delivery||Lecture||30 Hours|
|Assessment||Essay||1 x 2,500 word essay||25%|
|Resit assessment||Resubmit any failed elements and/or make good any missing elements.|
Texts and Topics
Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness (1899-1900); D.H.Lawrence, 'The Prussian Officer' and Other Tales (1915); T.S.Eliot, Selected Poems (1917-1927)
Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway (1927); W.H.Auden, Selected Poems (1930s-1950s); John Osborne, Look Back in Anger (1956)
Sam Selvon, The Lonely Londoners (1956); Jackie Kay, The Adoption Papers (1991); Angela Carter, The Passion of New Eve (1977)
Lectures and seminars
Lectures (three per week): There will be an introductory and concluding lecture for each strand, and 'Text' and 'Context' lectures on each of the key texts. Weekly seminars: There is one seminar on each of the key texts.
1. One x 2, 500 word essay during the module (see Departmental essay deadline information)
A list of essay topics relating to the first half of the module will be circulated at the beginning of the semester. The essay will contribute 25% of the module mark.
2. A three-hour unseen examination at the end of the module. Students are required to answer two questions, choosing one from each section of the paper.
The coursework essay and the two essays in the examination must each be on a different module theme, so that all three are covered. The examination will contribution 75% of the module mark.
Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness ; D.H.Lawrence, The Prussian Officer and Other Tales; T.S.Eliot, Selected Poems; Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway; W.H.Auden, Selected Poems; John Osborne, Look Back in Anger; Sam Selvon, The Lonely Londoners; Jackie Kay, The Adoption Papers; Angela Carter, The Passion of New Eve.