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ENGS22-24 Scottish Literature 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
DP in English Language, Literature and Translation
Faculty of Communication Sciences

General description

This course will address the question “What is Scottish Literature?” by examining the works of key authors from the Middle Ages to the present day to identify the social, historical, and cultural contexts and significant themes that have defined the Scottish literary canon. We will explore themes such as religion, duality, fantasy and the supernatural, language, and gender, and investigate the contributions of Scots, Gaelic, and Nordic cultures to identify the diverse influences that have shaped Scottish culture through the centuries. We will also discuss the theoretical controversies and social conflicts that have informed debate over the construction of the Scottish literary canon.

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Kevin McGinley, Teacher responsible


4-Sep-2017 – 11-Dec-2017
Group 1
Mon 4-Sep-2017 - 9-Oct-2017 weekly at 14-16, Pinni B 3112
Mon 23-Oct-2017 - 27-Nov-2017 weekly at 14-16, Pinni B 3112
Mon 4-Dec-2017 at 14-16, Pinni B 4034
Mon 11-Dec-2017 at 14-16, Pinni B 3112
Group 2
Mon 4-Sep-2017 - 11-Dec-2017 weekly at 10-12, Pinni B 5005