Module/Course Description

Course Title: Romantic and Victorian Poetry

Course Code: UU-LIT-2340-ZM

Programme: Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature

Credits: 12.00

Course Description:

Background and Rationale

The main objectives of the course are to teach students how to:
• Explore major poets and themes of the British Romantic and Victorian periods
• Situate this work within a cultural and historical context
• Compare and contrast this work to other literature of the same period

Learning Outcomes

After completion of the course students are expected to be able to:
 Analyse poems from the Romantic and Victorian in terms of form, style and content.
 Evaluate the development of poetry and its major concerns over the periods
 Incorporate cultural circumstances into an understanding of the texts
 Write analytical essays on topics drawn from the texts
 Analyse, assess and apply secondary critical sources on the subjects and texts studied
 Apply basic theoretical and philosophical concerns associated with the poetry of the period

Prerequisites: UU-Bsc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-103-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: Semester 1, Semester 2

Typical Module duration: 4.0 Week(s)


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