Module/Course Description

Course Title: War, Mourning, Memory: 1914- 1939

Course Code: UU-LIT-770-ZM

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

Credits: 25.00

Course Description:

Background and Rationale


‘War, Mourning, Memory’ will make students familiar with a wide range of literary texts written between 1914 and 1939 in response to the First World War. Its critical objective is comparative: to facilitate exploration of significant fiction, poetry and
drama in connection to psychoanalytical and related writing on war in the same period. It aims to foster an understanding of First World War literature through a primary focus on writing concerned with continuity and breakdown in forms of identity and social life.

Learning Outcomes
On completion of this module, students will be able to:
 use written and oral communication effectively
 analyze and critically examine diverse forms of discourse;
 manage quantities of complex information in a structured and systematic way;
 have the capacity for independent thought and judgement;
 have critical reasoning;
 develop research skills, including the retrieval of information, the organization of material and the evaluation of its importance;
 IT skills;
 efficient time management and organization skills;
 The ability to learn independently.

Prerequisites: UU-Msc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-203-ZM, UU-LIT-710-ZM, UU-LIT-720-ZM, UU-LIT-730-ZM, UU-LIT-740-ZM, UU-LIT-750-ZM, UU-LIT-760-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: -

Typical Module duration: 7.0 Week(s)

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