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120006 VO Approaching Literatures in English (2021S)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik


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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 - online)

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: Mo 23.08.2021 09:07