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Literature and Ideas in the 18th and 19th Centuries MA (Pathway of MA European Languages & Cultures)

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  • Objectives
    -make students fully conversant with the methods of scholarly research in a humanities discipline and the resources necessary for such research. -equip students for further study and research. -provide graduates holding a first degree in a modern European language or languages with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of the literature and culture of one or more areas where these languages are spoken. -provide a thorough grounding in modern critical theoretical approaches to literary and cultural studies.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements: The normal requirement for admission to the MA is an Upper Second class Honours degree, or higher, or its overseas equivalent, in a suitable Humanities discipline.
  • Academic Title
    Literature and Ideas in the 18th and 19th Centuries MA (Pathway of MA European Languages & Cultures)
  • Course description
    Course description

    This MA Literature and Ideas in the Eighteenth & Nineteenth Centuries pathway provides graduates with a first degree in a modern European language or languages with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of the literature and thought of the 18 th and 19 th Centuries. It encompasses course units in French and German Enlightenment thought and culture, German Romanticism, Women's Writing in German, Women in the 19 th Century French Novel, aspects of text/image studies and children's literature in French, and religion and politics in France. It also provides thorough grounding in critical theoretical approaches to literary and cultural studies, and makes students conversant with the methods of scholarly research in the humanities, and with the resources necessary for that research.

    Module details

    Compulsory course units include: Critical Theory and Research Methods. Optional course units available typically include:

    -French Theatre in the 18 th Century: Theory and Practice
    -Diderot
    -Women in the 19 th Century French Novel
    -Painter and Writer in 19 th Century France
    -Illustrations in 19 th century Children's Literature
    -Instruction and Amusement: Early Children's Literature
    -German Romanticism
    -Delacroix and Literary Painting
    -German Literature and Ideas in the 18 th Century
    -German Women's Writing of the Classical and Romantic Period
    -Goethe
    -Religion and Politics in France ca 1590-ca 1720

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