123043 PS Literary Studies / Proseminar Literature (2020W)
Making sense of literary texts: Select poems and narrative fiction from early modern to postmodern
- Registration is open from Tu 08.09.2020 12:00 to Tu 15.09.2020 23:59
- Deregistration possible until Sa 31.10.2020 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
>SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE COURSE<
Sessions are going to take place via videoconferencing. Attendance is required.
No class on 28 January 2021.
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
regular attendance / preparation of assigned reading materials / active participation / midterm exam / presentation + handout / submitting abstract and table of contents for term paper / submitting term paper / students must own and use the editions of primary texts stated below (course reader + one novel).
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
15 % – Active participation
15 % – Midterm exam
20 % – Presentation + handout
10% – Abstract + table of contents (term paper)
40 % – Term paper (3500 words)
Points must be collected in all categories. Students must attain at least 60% to pass this course.
Marking as follows:
90-100 % – 1 (very good)
80-89 % – 2 (good)
70-79 % – 3 (satisfactory)
60-69 % – 4 (pass)
00-59 % – 5 (fail)
The handout and the term paper must adhere to the department’s style sheet for papers in literary and cultural studies. The term paper, accompanied by an anti-plagiarism statement, must be handed in via Moodle as a Word document.
No more than two lessons may be missed without medical statement. Missing more than three lessons will result in failing the class.
Midterm exam: the list of relevant theoretical terms and concepts will be provided on Moodle.
Aphra Behn, Oroonoko: or, the Royal Slave (1688)
Percy Bysshe Shelley, ‘Ozymandias’ (1818)
Robert Browning, ‘My Last Duchess’ (1842)
Virginia Woolf, ‘Kew Gardens’ (1919)
Doris Lessing, ‘To Room Nineteen’ (1963)
Angela Carter, ‘The Werewolf,’ ‘The Company of Wolves’ and ‘Wolf-Alice’ from The Bloody Chamber (1979)To be bought separately:Ian McEwan, The Cement Garden (1978). Ed. Astrid Wagner. Stuttgart: Reclam, 2000. ISBN 978-3-15-009069-5
Association in the course directory
Code/Modul: UF 3.3.3-304; BA10.1; BEd 08a.1, BEd 08b.2