552.275 (20S) Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus Britain

Sommersemester 2020

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First appointment of the course
09.03.2020 12:00 - 14:00 HS 10 On Campus
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Overview

Lecturer
LV Nummer Südostverbund
ENL01001UL
Course title german
Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus Britain
Type
Lecture
Hours per Week
2.0
ECTS-credits
3.0
Registrations
145
Organisational Unit
Language of Instruction
English
Course begins on (set in LVOnline)
09.03.2020
eLearning
go to Moodle-Course
Seniorstudium Liberale
Yes

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Course Information

Learning Outcome

Ziel dieses Kurses ist es, den Studierenden die Entwicklung der britischen Literatur von den Anfängen bis heute näher zu bringen. Die Vertrautheit mit einflussreichen Autoren und Texten sowie die Fähigkeit, sie kritisch zu kontextualisieren, ist die Grundlage für nachfolgende Seminare im Bereich anglistischer Literaturwissenschaft .

Nach erfolgreichem Abschluss der Vorlesung sind die Studierenden gut gerüstet, um mit der britischen Literatur zu arbeiten, da sie die grundlegende Zusammenhänge zwischen Autoren, Texten und der Gesellschaft verstehen.

Teaching methodology including the use of eLearning tools

wöchentliche Vorlesungen

Course overview

Die Vorlesung bietet Studierenden einen Überblick über die Literaturen der Britischen Inseln vom frühen Mittelalter bis zum Anfang des 21. Jahrhunderts und deren historische und soziale Kontexte. Im Laufe der Vorlesung werden wichtige AutorInnen der britischen Literatur exemplarisch beleuchtet.

Prior knowledge

n/a

Curricular registration requirements

n/a

Learning Outcome

It is the aim of this course to make students understand the development of British literatures, from their very beginnings until today. A familiarity with influential authors and texts, as well as the ability to critically contextualise them, is the basis for all subsequent literary classes.

After the Survey, students will be well equipped to work with British literatures, as they understand connections between authors, texts, and contexts.

Teaching methodology including the use of eLearning tools

weekly lectures

Course overview

This lecture will give students an overview of British literatures, from the early Middle Ages to the early 21st century. It will provide historical and social contexts, as well as focus on a selection of signature authors and texts for each of the eras treated.

Topics discussed are:

Old English Period, 500-1066

Medieval/Middle English Period, 1066-1485

The Renaissance, 1485-1660

The Restoration and the 18th Century, 1660-1780

The Romantic Period, 1780-1832

The Victorian Era, 1832-1901

The 20th Century - Modernisms

The 20th Century - Postmodernisms

21st Century British Literatures

Prior knowledge

n/a

Curricular registration requirements

n/a

Literature

see list of sources on Moodle. All text exampleswill be provided via Moodle. Students are not expected to buy additional materials.

Exam information

Exam methodology

Klausur am Ende des Semesters. Teil 1 als Multiple Choice, Teil 2 als ausgewählte Essay-Fragen.

Exam topics

Inhalte der Vorlesung

Exam methodology

Written exam at the end of the semester. Part 1 as Multiple-Choice, Part 2 as selected Essay Questions.

Exam topics

contents of the lectures.

Grading scheme

Grade / Grade grading scheme

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor-Lehramtsstudium Bachelor Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 407, Version: 17W.2)
    • Fach: Anglophone Literary Studies II: Historical Surveys, Terminology and Practice of Interpretation (Compulsory subject)
      • ENL.001 Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus Britain ( 2.0h VO / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.275 Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus Britain (2.0h VO / 3.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 3., 4., 5., 6. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelor-Lehramtsstudium Bachelor Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 407, Version: 15W.2)
    • Fach: Anglophone Literary Studies II: Historical Surveys, Terminology and Practice of Interpretation (Compulsory subject)
      • ENL.001 Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus Britain ( 2.0h VO / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.275 Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus Britain (2.0h VO / 3.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 3., 4., 5., 6. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelor-Lehramtsstudium Bachelor Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 407, Version: 19W.1)
    • Fach: Anglophone Literary Studies II: Historical Surveys, Terminology and Practice of Interpretation (Compulsory subject)
      • ENL.001 Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus Britain ( 2.0h VO / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.275 Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus Britain (2.0h VO / 3.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 3., 4., 5., 6. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelor's degree programme English and American Studies (SKZ: 612, Version: 15W.2)
    • Fach: Fachliches Grund- und Aufbaustudium Literature (Compulsory subject)
      • Modul: Aufbaustudium Literature
        • 5.3 Survey of Anglophone Literatures – Focus Britain ( 0.0h VO / 3.0 ECTS)
          • 552.275 Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus Britain (2.0h VO / 3.0 ECTS)
            Absolvierung im 3. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelor's degree programme English and American Studies (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Fachliches Aufbaustudium (ab 11W) (Compulsory subject)
      • Modul: Literature (ab 11W)
        • Survey of Anglophone Literatures ( 2.0h KU, VO / 4.0 ECTS)
          • 552.275 Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus Britain (2.0h VO / 4.0 ECTS)

Equivalent Courses for counting the exam attempts

Sommersemester 2021
  • 552.275 VO Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus Britain (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2019
  • 552.275 VO Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus Britain (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2018
  • 552.275 VO Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus Britain (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2017
  • 552.275 VO Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus Britain (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2016
  • 552.275 VO Survey of Anglophone Literatures: Focus Britain (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)