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EL3048 - The Romantic Vision

[Offered in even-numbered years]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

Through supported study of some major writers of the Romantic period in England (1790-1830), this subject examines not just the poetic and fictional styles of the period, but the lasting changes in attitude of which they were the result: changes in attitude which have shaped the way many of us think and live today. To understand Romanticism is, in part, to understand ourselves.

Learning Outcomes

  • to attain an advanced understanding of what literary studies involve at university level;
  • to develop confidence in literary-critical thinking, discussion, and writing;
  • to develop a full and close understanding of the particular set texts;
  • to gain a good realization of what the Romantic era was as a whole, and of its historical, cultural, aesthetic and moral legacies.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EL1004 EL2048

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Richard Lansdown.
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours lectures
  • 24 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); tutorial attendance and participation (20%); essays (50%).

Cairns, Study Period 2, External
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Richard Lansdown.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCUandPrinted materials
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); essays (50%).

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