Level B1 of the Common Europea Framework of Reference for Languages
Close in-depth critical study of modern canonical texts. This course introduces students to narratology, stylistics and genre theory. Several literary texts (poems, novels, short stories, plays) are analysed.
By the end of this module students will:
have acquired an appropriate range of methods to analyze one or more literary genres through the analysis of canonical contemporary texts (19th, 20th, 21st century);
be able to interpret a poem, a short story, a novel and/or a play with basic scholarly methods and tools to approach a literary text critically.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Formal lectures with PowerPoint presentations
- Course notes "LGERM1124 - English Literature: Critical Approaches"
- Slides available on Moodle
- A paper copy of the selected play and novel (see course notes)