|Module Title||19TH CENTURY LITERATURE|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Damian Walford Davies|
|Other staff||Mrs Carol M Marshall, Dr Julia H M Reid, Dr Richard J Marggraf-Turley|
|Pre-Requisite||EN10120 , EN10320|
|Course delivery||Lecture||30 Hours|
|Seminars / Tutorials||10 Hours Seminar.|
Lectures and seminars
Lectures: This module will have three lectures per week. Some lectures in each of the six blocks outlined above will focus on key texts (see below), others will use the key texts as the focus for the consideration of broader contextual issues. Weekly seminars: will focus on seminar texts (see below).
1. One x 2, 500 word essay on the Romantic texts taught in the first half of the module, ie, up to an including Jane Austen. The essay will contribute 25% of the module mark.
2. A three-hour examination at the end of the module, ie,up to and including Jane Austen, in which students will be required to answer two questions, choosing one from each section of the paper. Section one will consist of questions on the Victorian texts taught in the second half of the module, ie, post-Jane Austen. Section two will consist of general questions on nineteenth-century literature, and will require you to answer on more than one text. (You may write on either Romantic texts, or on Victorian texts, or on both). The examination will contribute 75% of the module mark.
There must be no overlap of material either (a) between the essay you have written and the examination answers, or (b) between the two examination answers. Taken together, your essay and your two examination answers should demonstrate knowledge of at least FOUR authors.
Wordsworth and Coleridge, Lyrical Ballads, (Wordsworth Poetry Library 2002)
Keats, Selected Poems, ed John Barnard (Penguin 2003)
Jane Austen, Persuasion, ed Gillian Beer (Penguin 1998)
Thomas De Quincey, Confessions of an English Opium Eater, ed Alethea Hayter (Penguin 1986);
Tennyson, Maud in Tennyson: Selected Poems, ed Aidan Day (Penguin 1991)
Charles Dickens, Dombey and Son, ed Valerie Purton (Everyman 1997)
Selected Victorian Women's Poetry in Victorian Women Poets, 1830-1900, ed Jennifer Breen (Everyman 1994)
Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes, selected stories in The Adventures and the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, ed Iain Pears (Penguin 2001)
This module is at CQFW Level 6