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123030 VO Literature Survey 2 (2021S)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik


Hinweis: Ihr Anmeldezeitpunkt innerhalb der Frist hat keine Auswirkungen auf die Platzvergabe (kein "first come, first served").



Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

Providing readings in narrative fiction, drama, poetry, and non-literary prose from the Restoration to the 21st century, this lecture course examines the history of English literature as a series of complex aesthetic responses to cultural and political change.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

exam (online multiple choice test; 40 questions/60 minutes; for 50+ sample exam questions please see moodle!)

1st sitting: 27/01/21
2nd sitting: 13/10/21, 19.00-20.00
3rd sitting: 15/12/21, 19.00-20.00
4th sitting: 02/02/22; 19.00-20.00

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

1: 100 – 98,99%
2: 89,98 – 79,99%
3: 79,98 – 69,99%
4: 69,98 – 59,99%
5: 59,98% and below


The course's presentations (incl. ppt slides & additional preparatory material) will form the basis of your studying for the exam.
For details please see the course’s moodle platform.


Shorter texts will be announced and provided in session 1. Excerpts and shorter texts are collected in a course reader.
Long texts include:
William Wycherley: The Country Wife
Daniel Defoe: Robinson Crusoe (Read up to the entry for “September the thirtieth: I was now come to the unhappy anniversary of my landing.”)
Samuel Richardson: Pamela, or, Virtue Rewarded (Read up to Letter XXXII, “Oh, dear Sirs!!”)
Mary Shelley-Wollstonecraft: Frankenstein
George Eliot: Adam Bede

Recommended background reading:
Paul Poplawski, English Literature in Context. Cambridge: CUP, 2017.
Hans-Ulrich Seeber et al., Englische Literaturgeschichte. Berlin: Metzler, 2012.

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Studium: BA 612, EC 125, EC 126; BEd 046
Code/Modul: BA08.2; Literaturgeschichte / Survey 2 - EC; BEd Modul 10
Lehrinhalt: 12-3030

Letzte Änderung: So 19.09.2021 12:28