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123010 VO STEOP: Introduction to the Study of Literature (2013W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik

Summary

1 Mengel , Moodle
2 Zettelmann , Moodle

Registration/Deregistration

Groups

Group 1

Contact for all administrative inquiries regarding this course: ulrike.zillinger@univie.ac.at.

max. 150 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 11.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Friday 18.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 22.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Friday 25.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Friday 08.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Friday 15.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 19.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Friday 22.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Friday 29.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Friday 06.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Friday 13.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Friday 10.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Friday 17.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Friday 24.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course will give an introduction to basic questions of literary studies, such as text analysis and literary interpretation, literary theory and literary history. It will also acquaint students with literary terminology and its practical application and give a survey of the major literary genres and the special problems relating to them.

Assessment and permitted materials

Final written test.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students become acquainted with scholarly tools and methods of text analysis.

Examination topics

Lecture course, accompanied by discussions. Powerpoint presentation on Moodle platform.

Reading list

A reader will be available at the beginning of the semester. Obligatory reading: Texts in reader or on platform; Joseph Conrad, "Heart of Darkness". Additional reading: Michael Meyer, "English and American Literatures" (4. Aufl. 2008). The books will be available at the campus bookstores.

Group 2

max. 450 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 09.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 16.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 23.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 30.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 06.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 13.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 20.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 27.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Tuesday 03.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 04.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 11.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 18.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course introduces students to a selection of basic issues in literary studies. It acquaints students with literary terminology and its practical application and provides a survey of the major literary genres and their specific features.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam (multiple choice plus essay questions)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

This lecture course aims at helping students become competent readers. By providing them with a critical toolkit the course is designed to enable participants to understand and adopt some of the basic concepts of literary criticism.

Examination topics

Lecture (in English)

Reading list

William Shakespeare, Hamlet; shorter primary texts will be provided in a reader; secondary literature: Nünning, Vera, Angar Nünning. An Introduction to the Study of English and American Literature. Uni-Wissen Anglistik, Amerikanistik. Stuttgart: Klett,
[any edition].

Association in the course directory

Studium: UF 344, BA 612,
Code/Modul: UF 3.3.3-301, BA01.2;
Lehrinhalt: 12-3010
StEOP

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:33