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Module number (link to module description) Module title Module coordinator ECTS credits for module
Literary and Cultural History I: American Literature
Schmidt, Kerstin
5



Course no.: Exam no.:
82-008-L-ANG33-V-S-SE-0512.20191.001
Course title: Exam title:
Literary and Cultural History I: American Women Writers after 1900
Language of lesson:
Englisch
Date:
4/26/2019 - 6/16/2019
Organizer:
Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Lecturer: Examiner:
Exam type:
Exam mode:
Max. number of participants:
20 unlimited
Type of studies:
Learning objectives:
Content/topics:
An introduction to the fiction of North American women through their short stories and novels, selected mostly from the last century. This class is designed to introduce students to various ways of reading, thinking and writing about literature, specifically the genres of the short story and novel. We will learn how to read literary texts closely, and respond personally and critically. This class aims to teach students how to demonstrate knowledge of literary traditions, as well as of key themes, concepts, issues and terminology of literary studies; analyze literature from different time periods and cultures; and demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate understanding of literature in written and graphic forms.
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E-learning offer (URL):
Literature:
Works to be discussed include (but are not limited to): -The Poisonwood Bible- by Barbara Kingsolver and -Gilead- by Marilynne Robinson. A full list of readings will be provided in the first session.
Teaching and learning formats/course types:
Registration from… to:
3/12/2019 -
Last possible date of deregistration:
Status:
Closed
Comments:
Für diesen Kurs gelten besondere, von der normalen Regelung abweichende Prüfungsdaten, d.h. dass die mündliche Prüfung zeitnah nach der letzten Sitzung stattfindet und eine entsprechende frühere Anmeldung erfordert. Details dazu in der ersten Sitzung.
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Scheduled event/examination dates 
Date / Time Room Lecturer Comment
Fri 26.04.2019 10:00 - 2:00 PM O17-105 (15) Newman, Sylvia
Fri 03.05.2019 10:00 - 2:00 PM O17-105 (15) Newman, Sylvia
Fri 10.05.2019 10:00 - 2:00 PM O17-105 (15) Newman, Sylvia
Fri 17.05.2019 10:00 - 2:00 PM O17-105 (15) Newman, Sylvia
Fri 24.05.2019 10:00 - 2:00 PM O17-105 (15) Newman, Sylvia
Fri 31.05.2019 10:00 - 2:00 PM O17-105 (15) Newman, Sylvia
Fri 07.06.2019 10:00 - 2:00 PM O17-105 (15) Newman, Sylvia
Fri 14.06.2019 10:00 - 2:00 PM O17-105 (15) Newman, Sylvia