- 500 years of Scottish Literature
This is the moodle site that supports FLM0528 'Literaturas Nao Hegemonicas de Lingua Inglesa'.
- Digital Companion to the Course
About the proposed Digital Companion: the website should appear in the first months of 2014. Here are a few rough edits of material recorded by members of the class.
- Weekly Tasks
This section gives the weekly tasks for the course. These are brief but compulsory assignments (on average, around 200 words each). They are worth, in total, 30% of the course grade. Assessment is based on the frequency and quality of your engagement with the tasks.
They should be completed and uploaded to moodle no later than the Sunday evening before each class. Late assignments will not be considered for your final grade. The assignment will be made public to the class as a whole after it has been graded.
This section contains the two main formal assessments for the course.
- Lecture slides
This section bundles together the lecture slides used in the course.
- 1: Older Scottish Literature: to 1603
This section is devoted to the earlier period in Scottish Literature, until the Union of the Crowns in 1603
- 2. From 1603 to 1800: Refashioning the Nation
This section is devoted to writers, composers, singers (and musicians) who refashioned the Scottish nation through times of political turmoil, from the rise of 'Great Britain' to the height of the British Empire.
- The 19th Century: Scott and Empire
Scottish writers address Empire, history and modernity in the century following the industrial revolution. They popularize the historical novel, invent the political novel, and in dwelling on ghosts and monsters, prefigure modern psychiatry.
- The 20th century: The Nation and the World
Some key moments (amongst many more) in 20th century Scottish Literature.
- General Resources
This section is devoted to general resources that will help you navigate through the last five centuries of Scottish Literature
- Background Viewing: Scots Language
This is a series on the Scots language, broadcast by BBC Scotland.
- Background Reading
A selection of useful essays and articles for the course.