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120006 VO Approaching Literatures in English (2020W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: English

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

ONLINE (digital)
Owing to the pandemic, in the 2020 Winter Semester this will be an ONLINE (digital) course that take place exclusively online.

Tuesday 06.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Tuesday 13.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Tuesday 20.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Tuesday 27.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Tuesday 03.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Tuesday 10.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Tuesday 17.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Tuesday 24.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Tuesday 01.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Tuesday 15.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Tuesday 12.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Tuesday 19.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Tuesday 26.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

This ONLINE (digital) lecture course will
- provide an introduction to basic questions of literary studies, such as text analysis, narratology, figures of speech, historicization, interpretation and literary theory;
- make students familiar with the purpose, terminology, and praxis of literary criticism,
- give a survey of the major literary genres and the special problems relating to them.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written final test (90 minutes)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The ONLINE (digital) course aims at providing students with a critical toolkit enabling them to understand - and apply - the basic concepts of literary criticism and to approach and analyse literary texts autonomously.

Examination topics

The entire material covered in the lecture course.

Reading list

Supportive material (PPTs, texts, videos and video links) will be provided on the Moodle elearning platform.

Association in the course directory

Studium: EC 124;
Lehrinhalt: 12-0261

Last modified: We 21.04.2021 11:26