Reading and Studying Literature

The Open University

Course Information

An overarching concern of the module is the uses we make in the present of the literature of the past.

What you will study

This Reading and Studying Literature module from The Open University will introduce you to the major literary periods and genres through the three books described below. You will learn how to read and study plays, poems and prose fiction written in different historical periods by a range of authors. You will also learn the basics of studying film.

The discussion in the books is supported by extensive audio-visual resources, including studies of film versions of several of the set texts and interviews with prominent academic specialists.

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