International Baccalaureate - Wikibooks, open books for an open worldOur English Literature degree will enable you to examine in greater detail authors and genres that you may already know from tragedy to Gothic, from Shakespeare and Dickens to Plath and Beckett. Our academics have published research on everything from medieval poetry to contemporary Caribbean and American fiction, and they will help you to develop your own literary enthusiasms. Our first year core modules ensure that all of our students have the advanced skills in literary analysis necessary for undergraduate work. We explore the different ways that literary texts respond to their cultural context Genre and Context ; we trace the development of poetry in English over time and across the globe Poetry in English ; we examine how literary texts accrue new meanings in the process of interpretation Research and Criticism. You can take additional modules in other subjects in your first year, but you also have the option to study creative writing; non-fiction persuasive writing, or twentieth-century American literature. In the second year, you choose modules that range from Renaissance lyric poetry to contemporary fiction.
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Written by an experienced, practising IB English teacher, it covers key concepts in language and literature studies in a lively and engaging way suited to IB students aged 16— The coursebook contains activities based on a wide range of international media and language sources, as well as text extracts from World literature in English and in translation. Each chapter is designed to create a gradual progression from theory to assessment. Visit education. Brad has worked as a consultant for bilingual schools in the Netherlands, and has offered workshops for students and teachers since Subject to statutory exception and to the provisions of relevant collective licensing agreements, no reproduction of any part may take place without the written permission of Cambridge University Press. First published 5th printing Printed in Dubai by Oriental Press A catalogue record for this publication is available from the British Library ISBN Paperback Cambridge University Press has no responsibility for the persistence or accuracy of URLs for external or third-party internet websites referred to in this publication, and does not guarantee that any content on such websites is, or will remain, accurate or appropriate.