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340089 VO Introduction to General Literary Studies (2021S)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 34 - Translationswissenschaft



max. 1000 participants
Language: German

Examination dates



MI wtl von 10.03.2021 bis 21.04.2021 14.00-15.30 Digital
MI wtl von 05.05.2021 bis 30.06.2021 14.00-15.30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Introduction to central methods, theories and approches of literary studies and interpretation and relevant concepts such as author and reader; institutions of literary communication and mediation; canon formation; literary genres.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral exam on the material presented in class and compulsory reading material. No aids allowed.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimum for pass grade: 60%.

Examination topics

Power-point slides, lecture, compulsory reading.

Reading list

Reading list available on learning platform.

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Tu 02.03.2021 12:49