Module/Course Description

Course Title: Introduction to Fiction

Course Code: UU-LIT-1140-ZM

Programme: Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature - ZM

Credits: 12.00

Course Description:

Background and Rationale


The main objectives of the course are to:
• introduce the students to the reading of fiction in English and to extend theiranalytical skills
• to gain the necessary vocabulary to critically assess fiction in oral and written forms(discussion, presentation, and research paper).
• to introduce a variety of primary texts and critical approaches

Aims:
This module has three broad aims: to promote students’ knowledge and understanding of selected works of contemporary fiction; to equip students to recognise some of the principal concerns that have informed debates around contemporary fiction; and to provide a critical framework for analysing some of the ways in which the authors and texts on the module have been shaped by, and helped to shape, the landscape of contemporary fiction.

 

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able:
• to promote students’ knowledge and understanding of selected works of contemporary fiction;
• to equip students to recognise some of the principal concerns that have informed debates around contemporary fiction;
• to provide a critical framework for analysing some of the ways in which the authors and texts on the module have been shaped by, and helped to shape, the landscape of contemporary fiction.

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

Prerequisites Categories: -

Typical Module duration: 4.0 Week(s)

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