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On completion of this module students will be able to
1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of a range of medieval and early modern texts.
2. Understand the genres - including narrative strategies, motifs and literary techniques - which represent Arthur in the histories and romances taught on the module.
3. Recognise the variety of ways in which Arthur and his world can be represented, with particular attention to relationship between the past and present in the texts taught on the module.
4. Engage with critical concepts such as identities and nationhood; gender and sexuality; class; history; romance; myths and legends.
5. Write a critically engaged, astute, sustained and academically sound piece of writing on texts and concepts taught on the module.
Myth and legend
Reconfigurations/Reconstructions of the past in the present; nostalgia and anchronisms.
Genres: History & Romance.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: Students will be asked to produce an essay of 1,500 words, fully referenced (using MLA style) on the earlier part of the course. The submission date will be agreed at the commencement of the module.||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Examination: Two-Hour Exam
||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
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|Dr John Gallagher||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Juliet Mullins||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|