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120006 VO Approaching Literatures in English (2021W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik
MIXED

Registration/Deregistration

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

Details

Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

New from 22 Nov: all classes will be online until further notice.
EXAM NOW ON SITE !
The exam has been changed to an on-site format! (Changes valid as of 18/10/21)

Wednesday 06.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 13.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 20.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 27.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 03.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 10.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 17.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 24.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 01.12. 08:00 - 09:30 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 12.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 19.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

FOR THE FIRST SESSION ON OCTOBER, 6th, PLEASE USE THE ENROLMENT TOOL ON MOODLE IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THE LECTURE COURSE IN PERSON!

This 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

EXAM NOW ON SITE !
Due to the lifting of COVID restrictions, the exam has been changed to an on-site format! (Changes valid as of 18/10/21)

exam (on-site, multiple-choice format, 40 questions, 60 min; sample questions with every session provided on moodle)

1st sitting: 26/1/22 (8.30-9.30)

Please be there at 8.00.

(second sitting: March 2022; exact date tba)

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

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The 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.
For detailed info please see admin material on moodle.

Reading list

Supportive material (PPTs, texts, audios and video links) will be provided on the Moodle elearning platform.
Recommended background reading: Nünning/Nünning, An Introduction to the Study of English and American Literature (2014).

Association in the course directory

Studium: EC 124;
Lehrinhalt: 12-0261

Last modified: Fr 19.11.2021 19:28