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Dataset Open University data XCRI-CAP 1.2
type Undergraduate
URL http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/modules/a233
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Resource <div><p>You'll be provided with two printed books and have access to the module website, which includes:</p><ul><li>a week-by-week study planner</li><li>module materials</li><li>audio and video content</li><li>assessment guide</li><li>access to online tutorials and forums.</li></ul></div>
support The Open University is the world’s leading provider of flexible, high quality distance learning. Unlike other universities we are not campus based. You will study in a flexible way that works for you whether you’re at home, at work or on the move.As an OU student you’'ll be supported throughout your studies your tutor or study adviser will guide and advise you, offer detailed feedback on your assignments, and help with any study issues. Tuition might be in face-to-face groups, via online tutorials, or by phone.
abstract In this module you will explore the ways in which writers from different periods tell their stories, and become a more self-conscious, analytical reader.
ID A233
  • A233
  • http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/modules/a233
title Telling stories: the novel and beyond
description <div><p>How have writers chosen to tell their stories, and why? What techniques do they use to make us believe in the reality of the worlds they create? If you're interested in finding out in depth about how literature works this module is for you. You'll read gripping stories from across literary history, from Shakespeare to science fiction, from Thomas Hardy to Arundhati Roy, with a particular focus on nineteenth- and twentieth-century novels. This will develop your understanding of key techniques and devices used by writers, as you investigate the historical contexts behind their work and discover new ways of understanding literature.</p></div>