EN503 Literature and Worldview



Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This unit is part of a chronological survey of the English literary tradition beginning with Chaucer and concluding with the eighteenth century. It includes the periods of Renaissance and Restoration. The unit introduces the students to some of the recognised masters of the language and to the predominant tendencies of various literary periods. The course deepens the students’ understanding of genre, style and content to which they were introduced in EN503 Literature and Worldview. The unit introduces notions such as literary influence (including the Bible and ancient Greek and Roman sources) and the relation of the individual to the literary tradition.


Unit offerings

Face to face: Semester 1, 2024 and Semester 1, 2025 (Every Year, Semester 1)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.