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Comparative Literature and Culture Major Honours (CLC with)

All students take TWO Compulsory CLC Core courses:

ML2206 Histories of Representation 
ML2207 Critical and Comparative Approaches 

plus TWO of the following CLC Core Options (at least three run each year):

ML2205 A Special Theme in the Novel: Transgressions
ML2305 Deviance, Defiance and Disorder in Early Modern Spanish and French Literature 
ML2403 Gender and Clothing in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture
ML2101 International Film II: Readings and Representations
ML2302 Visual Arts II: Genre and Movements

(for brief descriptions of the courses, click here)

PLUS your choice of TWO courses from CLC Options (typical selection below) and/or further CLC Core Options to make a total of SIX courses overall:

Writing Romance and Desire

Death, Desire, Decline: Thomas Mann and Franz Kafka 
Dante’s Divine Comedy: Themes and Ideas
Boccaccio – Decameron
Love and Marriage in Major Novels by Theodor Fontane

Italian Crime Fiction

Cinema in France: from Modernism to the Postmodern
Postwar Italian Cinema

Constructing Identity in Contemporary Spanish Film
Philosophy and the Arts

If you have chosen it in first year, you can continue with Advanced or Beginners French, German, Italian or Spanish (counts as TWO options).

Compulsory courses:

ALL students choose at least TWO CLC Core courses* including:

            
ML3204 The Gothic Mode in Spanish and English Fiction
ML3202 From Aestheticism to the Avant-Garde
ML3207 Transnationalism, Diaspora and Globalization in Contemporary Film
ML3209 Colonizers, Creoles and Exiles: Comparative Postcolonial Literature
ML3205 Trends in Contemporary Theory    
ML3212 Humans and Other Animals in Twenty-First Century Fiction and Thought

*subject to validation 

(For brief descriptions of the courses, click here)

PLUS your choice of FOUR FURTHER CLC Options (typical selection below) and/or further CLC Core Options to make a total of SIX courses overall:

Research-led 5000-word dissertation on your choice of topic 
Ethics and Violence: Murder, Suicide and Genocide in Literature and Film 
Devotion, Deceit, Desire: Literature of the Spanish Golden Age
Dante: Divine Comedy (Paradiso)

Arthurian Romance: Chrétien de Troyes
Image, Identity and Consumer Culture in Post-war Fiction and Film
Postmodern: Pioneers and Practitioners in Italian Literature
Narrative and Identity: The German Novel

Doubles, Devils, and Deadly Spiders
:19th-Century Gothic Literature
Wanton Women: artists and writers of the French avant-garde
Blindness and Vision in French Culture
Dream Factories: Recent German Film

Text and Image in France: from Cubism to the Present
Shooting History: Dictatorship, Terror and Crime in Italian Film

Italian Fashion and Design

Visual Arts 5,000-word dissertation on your choice of topic 

And a further TWO courses in your minor subject.

  
 
 
 

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