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123030 VO Literature Survey 2 (2021W)

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

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Details

Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 13.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 20.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 27.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 03.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 10.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 17.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 24.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 01.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 15.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 12.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 19.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 26.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

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.

PLEASE USE THE SUMMER BREAK TO READ THE LONGER SET TEXTS (PLEASE SEE BELOW).

Assessment and permitted materials

exam (multiple choice, 40 questions, 60 min)
1st sitting: 02/02/22 (19.00-20.00)

There will be an online quiz (multiple choice) with each session to help you test your knowledge and become familiar with the exam mode.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

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

Examination topics

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

Reading list

Shorter texts will be announced and provided in session 1.
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
Tom Stoppard: The Real Inspector Hound
Linton Kwesi Johnson, Dread Beat an' Blood (will be provided)
Andrea Levy, text tba

Association in the course directory

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

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