Special Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Q3184)
30 credits, Level 6
In this module, you examine the literary works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, exploring how his poetry was influenced by politics and religion.
You study his:
- proto-Marxist philosophy and how this influenced his Pantisocracy letters and poems
- lectures on the slave trade delivered at Bristol
- meditative poetry
- gothic and opium-inspired writing
- literary criticism and notebooks
- final work of political philosophy - On the Constitution of Church and State.
25%: Practical (Workshop)
100%: Coursework (Essay)
Contact hours and workload
This module is 300 hours of work. This breaks down into 48 hours of contact time and 252 hours of independent study.
This module is running in the academic year 2017/18. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
This module is offered on the following courses:
- American Studies and English (with a study abroad year) BA
- Drama and English (with a study abroad year) BA
- Drama and English BA
- English (with a study abroad year) BA
- English BA
- English Language and Literature (with a study abroad year) BA
- English Language and Literature BA
- English and Art History (with a study abroad year) BA
- English and Art History BA
- English and Film Studies BA
- English and History (with a study abroad year) BA
- English and History BA
- English and Media Studies (with a study abroad year) BA
- English and Media Studies BA
- Philosophy and English BA