English Literature

Fourth year semester two

These are the elective Core Period and Option courses available for year 4 in semester 2 of session 2019-2020.

Fourth Year Semester 2 Core Period Courses

 
Course Day/Time Location
Contemporary Scottish Fiction * Tuesday 9-10.50 Rm 3.03, 50 George Square
Poor Things: Capitalism, Reification and 20th Century Literature * (Group 1) Thursday 2.10-4 Rm 2.03, 50 George Square
    OR Poor Things: Capitalism, Reification and 20th Century Literature * (Group 2) Thursday 4.10 6 Rm 3.39, 50 George Square
 Postcolonial Writing  Friday 9-10.50 Rm 3.54, 50 George Square

Strangers to Ourselves: Post-war & Contemporary Writing * (Group 1)

Monday 11.10-1 Rm 3.39, 50 George Square
    OR  Strangers to Ourselves: Post-war & Contemporary Writing *  (Group 2) Tuesday 11.10-1 Rm 3.54, 50 George Square
The Modern American Novel, 1920-1960  (Group 1) Thursday 9-10.50 Rm 3.39, 50 George Square
    OR The Modern American Novel, 1920-1960  (Group 2) Thursday 2.10-4 Rm 3.54, 50 George Square
    OR The Modern American Novel, 1920-1960  (Group 3) Friday 9-10.50 Rm 3.39, 50 George Square

Full details of all the available Core Period courses in fourth year can be found here: 

Fourth Year Semester 2 Option Courses

Course Day/Time Location

Conquer or Die: African Americans Writing US History  2  

(second half of full year course run by School of History, Classics and Archaelogy)

Tuesday 11.10-1 Rm G.09, Medical School

Contemporary African-American and Black British Visual Culture 

(course shared with Edinburgh College of Art)

Wednesday 11.10-1 Rm 1.08, 24 Buccleuch Place
Contemporary Science Fiction *   (Group 1) Tuesday 9-10.50 Rm 2.39, 50 George Square
Contemporary Science Fiction *   (Group 2) Tuesday 2.10-4 Rm 2.39, 50 George Square
Creative Writing Part II: Prose *   (for Fourth Year students) Tuesday 2.10-4 Rm B1.01, Outreach, Holyrood Road
Early Drama:  Performance and Reception * Tuesday 2.10-4 Rm 3.3, Medical School Teviot
Fairy Tales *   (Group 1) Tuesday 2.10-4 Rm 1.2, 22 Buccleuch Place
    OR  Fairy Tales *   (Group 2) Tuesday 11.10-1 TR 5, Old College
    OR  Fairy Tales *   (Group 3) Tuesday 2.10-4 Rm 1.04, 24 Buccleuch Place

Fin de Siècle into Modern (Group 1)

Tuesday 2.10-4 Rm 3.29, 50 George Square
     OR Fin de Siècle into Modern (Group 2) Thursday 2.10-4 Rm 1.18, David Hume Tower 
Literature, Reading, Mental Health   (Group 1) Tuesday 11.10-1 Rm 1.04, 24 Buccleuch Place
    OR  Literature, Reading, Mental Health   (Group 2) Tuesday 11.10-1 Rm 1.03, 24 Buccleuch Place
   OR Literature, Reading Mental Health (Group 3) Tuesday 2.10-4 Rm 2.03, 50 George Square
Political Shakespeare Tuesday 4.10-6 Rm 3.39, 50 George Square

Republican Visions:  Culture, Time and Memory in Modern American Fiction

Thursday 2.10-4 Rm 3.03, 50 George Square
Shakespearean Sexualities Tuesday 2.10-4 Rm 3.39, 50 George Square
The Black Atlantic

Tuesday 11.10-1

Rm 3.39, 50 George Square
Writing for the Theatre:  An Introduction *  (taught jointly with 3rd Year) Tuesday 4.10-6 Rm 3.03, 50 George Square

Full details of all the available Option courses in fourth year can be found here: