EN503 Literature and Worldview



Learning Outcomes

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

Unit Description

This unit is the second part of a chronological survey of the English literary tradition. It begins with the latter part of that tradition, from William Blake and the Romantics through to the beginnings of Modern literature. The course includes the Victorian period. The unit introduces the students to some of the recognised masters of the language and to the predominant tendencies of various literary periods. The unit deepens the students understanding of genre, style and content to which they were introduced in the first year unit. 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 2, 2024 and Semester 2, 2025 (Every Year, Semester 2)

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.