552.261 (20S) Introduction to Literary Studies II b

Sommersemester 2020

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10.03.2020 11:00 - 12:30 , V.1.03 On Campus
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Overview

Lecturer
LV Nummer Südostverbund
ENK02002UL
Course title german
Introduction to Literary Studies II b
Type
Proseminar (continuous assessment course )
Hours per Week
2.0
ECTS-credits
3.0
Registrations
23 (25 max.)
Organisational Unit
Language of Instruction
English
Course begins on (set in LVOnline)
10.03.2020
eLearning
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Course Information

Learning Outcome

The aim of this course, which is a continuation to Introduction to Literary Studies I (a,b), is to help students gain the skills necessary in the analysis and interpretation of a literary text (i.e. a novel, short story, poem, a play) in the light of literary theory. To this end, students will first be introduced to the major literary and cultural theory that will help them analyse a literary text within a theoretical frame. Following this, selected literary texts will be analysed in class, with focus on one critical literary theory.  At the end of the course, it is expected that students will be able to analyse and interpret a literary text from a critical perspective independent of any teacher guidance.

Lehrmethodik inkl. Einsatz von eLearning-Tools

The class will be conducted through lectures, class discussions and pair/group work. 

Course overview

To be announced on the moodle page.

Prior knowledge

Successful completion of Introduction to Literary Studies I.

Literature

Hall, Donald E. Literary and Cultural Theory: From Basic Principles to Advanced Applications. USA: Heinle, 2001.

Nünning, Ansgar, and Vera Nünning. An Introduction to the Study of English and American Literature. Hamburg: Klett, 2014.

Tyson, Lois. Critical Theory Today : A User-friendly Guide.  Second Edition. New York: Routledge, 2006.                                                                        

(online available on: http://internet.savannah.chatham.k12.ga.us/schools/wfhs/faculty/Bir/Shared%20Documents/TOK%202/Critical%20Theory%20Today%20by%20Lois%20Tyson/Critical-Theory-Today%20(1).pdf ).


Exam information

Modified examination information (exceptional COVID-19 provisions)

50 % written assignments

50 %  final paper

Exam topics

Everything within the coverage of the course.

Exam mode

Assignments and final paper.

Grading scheme

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor-Lehramtsstudium Bachelor Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 407, Version: 15W.2)
    • Fach: Anglophone Literary Studies I: Introduction (Compulsory subject)
      • ENK.002 Introduction to Literary Studies II ( 2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.261 Introduction to Literary Studies II b (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 2. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelor-Lehramtsstudium Bachelor Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 407, Version: 19W.1)
    • Fach: Anglophone Literary Studies I: Introduction (Compulsory subject)
      • ENK.002 Introduction to Literary Studies II ( 2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.261 Introduction to Literary Studies II b (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 2. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelor's degree programme English and American Studies (SKZ: 612, Version: 15W.2)
    • Fach: Fachliches Grund- und Aufbaustudium Literature (Compulsory subject)
      • Modul: Grundstudium Literature
        • 5.1 Introduction to Literary Studies II ( 0.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
          • 552.261 Introduction to Literary Studies II b (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
            Absolvierung im 2. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelor's degree programme English and American Studies (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Literature (Compulsory elective)
      • Issues in Literature ( 2.0h VO / 4.0 ECTS)
        • 552.261 Introduction to Literary Studies II b (2.0h PS / 4.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelor's degree programme English and American Studies (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Culture (Compulsory elective)
      • Issues in Culture ( 2.0h VO / 4.0 ECTS)
        • 552.261 Introduction to Literary Studies II b (2.0h PS / 4.0 ECTS)

Equivalent Courses for counting the exam attempts

Sommersemester 2021
  • 552.260 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.261 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2020/21
  • 552.260 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.261 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2020
  • 552.260 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2019/20
  • 552.260 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.261 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2019
  • 552.260 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.261 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2018/19
  • 552.260 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.261 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2018
  • 552.260 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.261 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2017/18
  • 552.260 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.261 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2017
  • 552.260 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.261 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2016/17
  • 552.260 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.261 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2016
  • 552.260 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.261 PS Introduction to Literary Studies II b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)