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Syllabus 2018-19 - 12212018 - English Literature until 1660 (Literatura inglesa hasta 1660)

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  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Estudios ingleses
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: English Literature until 1660
CODE: 12212018 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 3
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 2 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: OLIVARES MERINO, EUGENIO MANUEL
DEPARTMENT: U115 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
FIELD OF STUDY: 345 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
OFFICE NO.: D2 - 248 E-MAIL: eolivar@ujaen.es P: 953-212607
WEBSITE: http://eugenioolivares.blogspot.com.es/
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 3
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

This is a survey course in English Literature, from its first recorded texts (7th century) Until 1660.

There are three main areas of interest in the syllabus: historical introductions to the relevant periods; introduction to the main authors/literary works; reading and analysis of the set texts. 

Unit 1: Old English:

Unit 2: Middle English

Unit 3: The 14th century

Unit 4: Renaissance and Reformation

Unit 5: Renaissance and reformation: Shakespeare Paradise Lost (Book 3, lines 1-55) by John Milton

Unit 6: John Milton

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

The different units will be presented by the lecturer, who will make a description of the historic and cultural background of the different periods, i.e. Middle Ages, Renaissance and Seventeenth century.

The attendance and participation of students is highly recommended, so that an actual exchange of ideas takes place during the sessions. Therefore, students must read the set texts before class. It is also recommended that they work the complementary materials available in the Campus Virtual.

Tutorials are also recommended so that students may work any extra aspects of the course that they may deem relevant. This will be especially useful in the ellaboration of the research paper that students must submit at the end of the term.

All activities will be conducted in English.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

For the assessment of students, the following percentages will be taken into account:

Final exam: 60% . Three parts: 1. Identification of 10 excerpts from the set readings; 2. A test of several questions about the set readings; 3. A test of several questions about the theoretical contents of the subject.

Attendance, participation and individual tutorials: 20%

Research essay: 20%

The correspondence between the assessment criteria and the competences/results of learning is as follows:

S1: CB1, CB2, CB3, CB4, CB5, G.03, G.05, G.08:  R.03, R.05, R.08

S2: CB1, CB2, CB3, CB4, CB5, E11, E12, E21: R.12, R.13, R.18

S3: CB1, CB2, CB3, CB4, CB5, G.07, E.21: R.07, R.18

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Hamlet. Edition: -. Author: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Publisher: London: Thomson Learning, cop. 2006  (Library)