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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

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Module Title Irish Writing
Module Code EL303X
School 67
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: Ellen Howley
Semester 2: Ellen Howley
Autumn: Ellen Howley
Module TeachersEllen Howley
NFQ level 8 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

Learning Outcomes

1. 1. Recognize key features of Irish writing from the later nineteenth century to the contemporary moment.
2. 2. Trace central preoccupations of Irish writing such as national identity; religion; gender; class, language
3. 3. Appreciate the complex creative relations at play between Irish writers from various periods.
4. 4. Engage with Irish writing in relation to significant cultural and political developments in local and global contexts.
5. 5. Show understanding of the changes and developments in Ireland as reflected in the literature of the period.
6. 6. Consider central developments of in Irish writing reflected in form, content and genre

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Total Workload: 0

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reassessment Requirement Type
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
This module is category 1
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