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Reading and Studying Literature

The Open University UK

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About

This Reading and Studying Literature module from The Open University UK will introduce you to the study of English literature by looking at a selection of texts from the Renaissance to the present day. The module offers a stimulating mix of classic texts and less well-known works from a range of genres, including drama, poetry and prose fiction as well as autobiography and travel-writing.

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Overview

An overarching concern of the module is the uses we make in the present of the literature of the past.

What you will study

This Reading and Studying Literature module from The Open University UK will introduce you to the major literary periods and genres through the three books described below. You will learn how to read and study plays, poems and prose fiction written in different historical periods by a range of authors. You will also learn the basics of studying film. 

The discussion in the books is supported by extensive audio-visual resources, including studies of film versions of several of the set texts and interviews with prominent academic specialists.

Programme Structure

Subjects

  • The Renaissance and the Long Eighteenth Century
  • Romantics and Victorians
  • The Twentieth Century

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This is an OU level 2 module and builds on the OU level 1 modules Discovering the arts and humanities (A111) and Cultures (A112) or the discontinued modules, AA100 and A105. These OU level 1 modules develop skills such as logical thinking, clear expression, essay writing and the ability to select and interpret relevant materials. They also offer an introduction to a range of subjects in the arts and humanities.

  • If you have not studied at university level before, you are strongly advised to study at OU level 1 before progressing to OU level 2 study.

Tuition Fee

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    3168 GBP/full
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