Classics of World Literature
|Course code ENGL1101||Units 10||Level 1000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science|
The course introduces students to a number of classic texts of international significance, thus familiarising them with major aspects of world literature. Texts written by foreign-language authors are examined in English translation.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||Upon successful completion of this course students will be expected to demonstrate:|
1. Comprehension of texts in English and in English translation.
2. Critical analysis of texts.
3. Understanding of literary, historical, social and cultural movements associated with these texts.
4. Language development through discussion and writing about texts and theories related to them.
5. Independent research using secondary literature related to the prescribed texts.
|Content||The course aims to provide an insight into major examples of world literature. Students will: |
* Engage in close reading
* Use literary terminology relevant to the texts
* Engage in practical criticism of literary technique
* Express opinions about and give individual responses to texts
* Refer to secondary literature
* Discuss textual interpretations
* Document textual interpretations
|Modes of Delivery||Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning|
|Contact Hours||Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for ENGL1101|