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123211 VO Literatures in English (2013S)

Nineteenth-Century Women Writers

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik

Details

max. 80 participants
Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 15.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Friday 22.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Friday 12.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Friday 19.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Friday 26.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Friday 03.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Friday 10.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Friday 17.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Friday 24.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Friday 31.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Friday 07.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Friday 14.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Friday 21.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course will continue last year's survey of the development of women's writing into the 19th century. The Victorian period finally saw women writers' ascent to prominence and canonicity. We will concentrate on the major female novelists of the time, such as the Bronte sisters, Elizabeth Gaskell and George Eliot, but also discuss 19th century examples of Gothic fiction and the sensation novel.

Assessment and permitted materials

written exam at the end of the term

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The course will give a survey of female writing in the 19th century.

Examination topics

lecture

Reading list

Full texts:

Charlotte Bronte: Jane Eyre
Emily Bronte: Wuthering Heights
Elizabeth Gaskell: North and South
George Eliot: Middlemarch

These novels have been ordered in the Facultas bookshop (10% discount in March) but are also available as electronic texts on the internet.

In addition, excerpts from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Elizabeth Braddon’s Lady Audley’s Secret and poems by Elizebeth Barrett Browning, Emily Bronte and Christina Rossetti have been put on the moodle platform of this course.

Association in the course directory

Studium: Diplom 343, UF 344, ME 812, MA 844;
Code/Modul: Diplom 321, 326/328, 336/338, 721-723, UF 4.2.4-321, ME1, MA1, MA7
Lehrinhalt: 12-0367

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