551.216 (13W) Survey of Anglophone Literatures

Wintersemester 2013/14

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04.10.2013 12:00 - 14:00 , HS 1
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Überblick

Lehrende/r
LV-Titel englisch
Survey of Anglophone Literatures
LV-Art
Vorlesung
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
4.0
Anmeldungen
81
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
LV-Beginn
04.10.2013
eLearning
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LV-Beschreibung

Inhalt/e

How the approximately 800 years of anglophone histories and cultures impacted on the creative writing of that world. How social changes were demanded, documented or opposed by literary artists. How the struggle for individual freedom was supported and described by them and how the sum of all these processes can be subsumed under the heading of "Modernization."

Lehrmethodik

Lecture input, occasional questions & debate. As in any "KU" course, you will be asked to prepare for each session, usually by tackling the respective chapter in the Course READER

Aufnahmebedingungen

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Inhalt/e

How the approximately 800 years of anglophone histories and cultures impacted on the creative writing of that world. How social changes were demanded, documented or opposed by literary artists. How the struggle for individual freedom was supported and described by them.

Themen

  • From Chaucer to the Renaissance: Henry VIII and sonnettering; poetry as national discourse
  • Shakespeare as a human being - and writer; a close look at his poetry
  • His greatest plays, King Lear in particular. On to Jacobean Tragedy
  • The Metaphysicals. Puritanism and its culture: John Milton. The Restoration and its theatre revival.
  • The Enlightenment (a.k.a. Augustan Age) and the romantic rebellion against it
  • The 19th Century: from Jane Austen to Victorianism and moving towards literary Modernism
  • British Modernism (J.Joyce!) and the 20th C, also in theatre matters
  • Colonial American Literature, The Captivity Narrative, Cotton Mather, Phyllis Wheatley
  • AmLit from the Revolution to ~ 1880 (J. Fennimore Cooper,Dickinson and Whitman)
  • Post-Civil War writing, realism, the mud-rakers, Eugene O'Neill and Am. Drama (to 1939)
  • American Lit after WWII
  • A brief introduction to Australian Literature and Culture

Lehrziel

Students will learn how social developments produce concomitant forms of literary expression, and how literary 'traditions' evolve often in rebellion against what went before.

Erwartete Vorkenntnisse

Regular participation is highly recommended. You might not pass the course otherwise. PLEASE NOTE: COURSE STARTS OCTOBER 4, 2013

Sonstige Studienbehelfe

Course READER

Literatur

Course reader (available at the ÖH Skriptenreferat from mid-October) REQUIRED READING: William Shakespeare. King Lear Recommended: The Pelican History of England, vols. 5-9

Prüfungsinformationen

Prüfungsinhalt/e

lectures + Reader

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

Written exam consisting of 6 essay questions and 40 multiple choice questions), date: 31 January 2014

Beurteilungsschema

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Lehramtsstudium Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 344, Version: 04W.7)
    • 1.Abschnitt
      • Fach: Culture Studies (Pflichtfach)
        • Survey of Anglophone Literatures ( 2.0h VO / 4.0 ECTS)
          • 551.216 Survey of Anglophone Literatures (2.0h VO / 4.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Fachliches Aufbaustudium (ab 11W) (Pflichtfach)
      • Modul: Literature (ab 11W)
        • Survey of Anglophone Literatures ( 2.0h KU, VO / 4.0 ECTS)
          • 551.216 Survey of Anglophone Literatures (2.0h VO / 4.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Fachliches Aufbaustudium (Pflichtfach)
      • Modul: Literature
        • Survey of Anglophone Literatures ( 2.0h KU / 4.0 ECTS)
          • 551.216 Survey of Anglophone Literatures (2.0h VO / 4.0 ECTS)
            Absolvierung im 3. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 05W.1)
    • Fach: Fachliches Aufbaustudium (Pflichtfach)
      • Modul: Modul Literature Studies
        • Survey of Anglophone Literatures ( 2.0h VO / 4.0 ECTS)
          • 551.216 Survey of Anglophone Literatures (2.0h VO / 4.0 ECTS)
            Absolvierung im 4. Semester empfohlen

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Wintersemester 2019/20
  • 552.270 VO Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus America (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2018/19
  • 552.270 VO Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus America (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2017/18
  • 552.270 VO Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus America (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2016/17
  • 552.270 VO Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus America (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2015/16
  • 552.270 VO Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus America (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2015
  • 551.217 VO Survey of Anglophone Literatures b (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2013
  • 551.216 KU Survey of Anglophone Literatures (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)