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Module Detailed Information for [EN2201]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 30 Mar 2018 04:27

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Module Information
Module Code :
EN2201 IVLE
Module Title : Backgrounds to Western Literature and Culture
Module Description : The Greek and Roman classics and the Bible are recognized as having exerted profound influence on the development of Western literature, art and culture. Familiarity with the classical and Judeo-Christian traditions helps tremendously in enabling appreciation of this literature, art and culture. This module introduces students to important works from these two traditions such as Homer’s Odyssey, Plato’s Republic, Aristotle’s Poetics, Virgil’s Aeneid and the Bible. Through close readings, students become acquainted with the worldview, ideas and key motifs in these works. Attention will also be on how these texts have influenced the development of the Western literary tradition.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 03-05-2018 AM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : EN1101E or GEK1000
Preclusion : Nil
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 0-3-0-2-5
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 SEMINAR-STYLE MODULE CLASSEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY15001800AS4-0206,
2 SEMINAR-STYLE MODULE CLASSEVERY WEEKFRIDAY12001500AS5-0309,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
No Tutorial Class or to be announced. Please check with the department offering this module.





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