552.280 (16W) Topics in Anglophone Literary Studies: The American Short Story (19th century)

Wintersemester 2016/17

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13.10.2016 14:00 - 16:00 , N.0.43
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Lehrende/r
LV Nummer Südostverbund
ENL04002UL
LV-Titel englisch
Topics in Anglophone Literary Studies: The American Short Story (19th century)
LV-Art
Proseminar (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
3.0
Anmeldungen
31 (25 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
mögliche Sprache/n der Leistungserbringung
Englisch
LV-Beginn
13.10.2016

LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

The aim of this course will be to introduce students to the short story as a literary genre and to familiarise them with the leading American short story writers of the 19th century. At the end of the course, students will have learned the methodology for the analysis of a short story, developed an understanding of the importance of the American short story writers to the development of this literary genre and will be able to analyse a short story with focus on its technical, thematic and stylistic aspects, independent of any tutorial guidance.

Lehrmethodik

The course will be conducted through lectures and class discussions. Students themselves will be expected to obtain the short stories to be studied in class. All of the short stories listed in the course content can be accessed on the Internet.

Inhalt/e

Week I: Introduction to the Short Story; its development  as a literary genre;  focus on the development of the short story in American literature

Week 2: How to analyse a short story

Week 3: Washington Irving: “The Rip Van Winkle” (1819), “The Legend of the Sleepy Hollow” (1820)

Week 4: continued

Week 5: Nathaniel Hawthorne: “Young Goodman Brown” (1835)

Week 6: continued

Week 7: Edgar Allan Poe: “The Tell-Tale Heart” (1843);  “The Cask of Amontillado” (1846)

Week 8: continued

Week 9: Herman Merville:  “Bartleby , The Scrivener” (1853)

Week 10: Kate Chopin : “Desiree’s Baby” (1893); “The Story of An Hour” (1894)

Week 11: Stephen Crane: “The Open Boat” (1897)

Week 12: Written Exam

Prüfungsinformationen

Prüfungsmethode/n

There will be one written exam at the end of the semester. Class participation will be part of the assessment.

Prüfungsinhalt/e

Everything that is covered in the course. 

Beurteilungsschema

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Bachelor-Lehramtsstudium Bachelor Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 407, Version: 15W.2)
    • Fach: Anglophone Literary Studies II: Historical Surveys, Terminology and Practice of Interpretation (Pflichtfach)
      • ENL.004 Topics in Anglophone Literary Studies, Lehrveranstaltung ( 2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.280 Topics in Anglophone Literary Studies: The American Short Story (19th century) (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 3., 4. Semester empfohlen
  • Lehramtsstudium Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 344, Version: 04W.7)
    • 1.Abschnitt
      • Fach: Culture Studies (Pflichtfach)
        • Cultures in Close-Up ( 1.0h PS / 2.0 ECTS)
          • 552.280 Topics in Anglophone Literary Studies: The American Short Story (19th century) (2.0h PS / 4.0 ECTS)
  • Lehramtsstudium Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 344, Version: 04W.7)
    • 1.Abschnitt
      • Fach: Linguistic Basis (Pflichtfach)
        • Cultures in Close-Up ( 1.0h PS / 2.0 ECTS)
          • 552.280 Topics in Anglophone Literary Studies: The American Short Story (19th century) (2.0h PS / 4.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 15W.1)
    • Fach: Fachliches Grund- und Aufbaustudium Literature (Pflichtfach)
      • Modul: Aufbaustudium Literature
        • Topics in Anglophone Literary Studies ( 0.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
          • 552.280 Topics in Anglophone Literary Studies: The American Short Story (19th century) (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
            Absolvierung im 4. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Fachliches Aufbaustudium (ab 11W) (Pflichtfach)
      • Modul: Literature (ab 11W)
        • Topics in Literature ( 2.0h PS / 5.0 ECTS)
          • 552.280 Topics in Anglophone Literary Studies: The American Short Story (19th century) (2.0h PS / 5.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Fachliches Aufbaustudium (Pflichtfach)
      • Modul: Literature
        • Topics in Literature ( 2.0h PS / 5.0 ECTS)
          • 552.280 Topics in Anglophone Literary Studies: The American Short Story (19th century) (2.0h PS / 5.0 ECTS)
            Absolvierung im 3. Semester empfohlen

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