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Guth Nam Ban 1450-1750 GAELIC4008

Academic Session: 2013-14
School: School of Humanities
Credits: 20
Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
Typically Offered: Semester 2
Available to Visiting Students: No

Course Aims

The aims of this module are: to deepen students' understanding of the Gaelic literary tradition from the 16th to the 19th centuries, by identifying some of its homogeneous characteristics and distinctive strands; to highlight the contribution of women to the development of Gaelic poetry and song; to develop students' analytical and interpretative skills in regard to linguistic and literary registers of the 16th to 19th centuries; to develop students' literary critical skills.


Class will meet twice weekly for ten weeks


The mark for this module will be determined on the following basis: 25% from contributions and seminars (5% general preparation and contribution, 5% individual presentation of seminar, 15% written summary of seminar presentation); 25% from written assignment essay; 50% from two-hour degree examination.

Main Assessment In: April/May