Irish Writing

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Irish Writing

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Irish Culture, Literature, Literatures in English, Writing Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview


    Learning Outcomes
    1. 1.    Recognize key features of Irish writing from the later nineteenth century to the contemporary moment.
    2. 2.    Trace central preoccupations of Irish writing such as national identity; religion; gender; class, language
    3. 3.    Appreciate the complex creative relations at play between Irish writers from various periods.
    4. 4.    Engage with Irish writing in relation to significant cultural and political developments in local and global contexts.
    5. 5.    Show understanding of the changes and developments in Ireland as reflected in the literature of the period.
    6. 6.    Consider central developments of in Irish writing reflected in form, content and genre

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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