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130132 KO KO: From Poetry to Song Lyrics: Modernism and Beyond (2017S)

Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 06.03. 18:00 - 19:30 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Monday 20.03. 18:00 - 19:30 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Monday 27.03. 18:00 - 19:30 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Monday 03.04. 18:00 - 19:30 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Monday 24.04. 18:00 - 19:30 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Monday 08.05. 18:00 - 19:30 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Monday 15.05. 18:00 - 19:30 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Monday 22.05. 18:00 - 19:30 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Monday 29.05. 18:00 - 19:30 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Monday 12.06. 18:00 - 19:30 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Monday 19.06. 18:00 - 19:30 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Monday 26.06. 18:00 - 19:30 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course deals with the general motifs and comparative case studies to discuss the contemporary frameworks of reading/analysing the lyrical forms. Taking theoretical positions from modernity as well as postmodernity into account, the conversation focuses on historical and recent developments in poetry and lyrics. Among the discussed writers are Nick Cave, Patti Smith, Charles Simic , A. Blok, W.B. Yeats, A. Akhmatova, E.E.Cummings, F.G. Lorca, A. Rimbaud and many others.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Essay (5,000 words) - 40%
Presentation - 40%
Class contribution - 20%

Examination topics

Reading list

Lewis Carroll: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865); Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871)
Friederike Mayröcker: brütt oder Die seufzenden Gärten (1998)

Association in the course directory

MA M2

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