School of English and Drama

Writing Now

Module code: ESH274

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM2

  • Semester 2: Friday 1 pm - 2 pm
  • Semester 2: Friday 2 pm - 3 pm

Contact: Prof Peggy Reynolds
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

Students will read an analyse a range of contemporary writing (ideally published in the last two years) and will be able to consider contemporary modes of literary production and the function of the marketplace. The module aims to give students confidence in finding and responding to new work. Books on the reading list will include novels, essays, some poetry and short stories. There will also be room for students to choose their own texts for discussion.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
Level: 5