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EN122 - Modes of Reading

  • Module code: EN122
  • Module name: Modes of Reading
  • Department: English and Comparative Literary Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module offers an introduction to the practices of criticism. Form, genre and literary inheritance will be among the topics addressed. Thematically organised lectures provide a frame of cultural reference on which the students will draw in their close readings in seminars. The module is taught in four units. In 2010-11, the units are: (1) Speaking with Others; (2) Shocks and Sympathies; (3) Nation, Culture, Place ; (4) The Angel of History.

Principal learning outcomes

The module aims to enable students to work with a variety of critical approaches, and to develop an informed awareness of the possibilities available to them as readers and critics.

Timetabled teaching activities

Weekly lectures and seminars.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/english/undergraduate/current/modules/fulllist/first/en122/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: EN122-30)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 50%
Assessed Course Work 50%
Assessed Course Work 100%
Assessed Course Work 50%
Assessed Course Work 50%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate English Literature (Q300) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate English Literature and Creative Writing (QP36) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate English and German Literature (QR32) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate English and Italian Literature (QR33) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate English and Hispanic Studies (QR34) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Film and Literature (QW25) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Philosophy and Literature (VQ72) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate English & Cultural Studies (Y304) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate English & Cultural Studies (Y304) - Year 11
  • Undergraduate English & Cultural Studies (Y304) - Year 12
  • Undergraduate Humanities (Y305) - Year 7
  • Undergraduate Humanities (Y305) - Year 8
Optional Core
  • Undergraduate English and Latin Literature (QQ36) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate English & Cultural Studies (Y304) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate English & Cultural Studies (Y304) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate English & Cultural Studies (Y304) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate English & Cultural Studies (Y304) - Year 5
  • Undergraduate English & Cultural Studies (Y304) - Year 6
  • Undergraduate English & Cultural Studies (Y304) - Year 7
  • Undergraduate English & Cultural Studies (Y304) - Year 8
  • Undergraduate English & Cultural Studies (Y304) - Year 9
  • Undergraduate Humanities (Y305) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Humanities (Y305) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Humanities (Y305) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Humanities (Y305) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Humanities (Y305) - Year 5
  • Undergraduate Humanities (Y305) - Year 6
  • Undergraduate Humanities (Y305) - Year 9
Optional
  • Undergraduate English and Theatre Studies (QW34) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate English & Cultural Studies (Y304) - Year 10