Module Identifier WE11110  
Module Title A STUDY OF WELSH LITERARY HISTORY  
Academic Year 2004/2005  
Co-ordinator Dr Huw M Edwards  
Semester Semester 2  
Course delivery Lecture   Number of lectures 11  
  Seminars / Tutorials   Seminar. Number of Seminars 6  
Assessment
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam2 Hours  75%
Semester Assessment Essay:  25%

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