At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
Acquiring a method of analysis for one or more literary genres though the analysis of canonical contamporary texts (19th, 20th, 21st century).
This course will provide students with basic scholarly methods and tools enabling him/her to approach a literary text critically (poems, novels and short stories, plays).
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Introduction to the different topics by the lecturer; literary analysis of short texts or excerpts (= required reading to be prepared individually before each class).
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Continuous assessment (preparation of readings, learning of the vocabulary related to literary studies, written exercises): 30 %; final evaluation in the form of a written exam: 70 %. Regular attendance, active participation as well as the different exercises are a prerequisite for the final evaluation.
Benedict Jeßing: Arbeitstechniken des literaturwissenschaftlichen Studiums. Stuttgart: Reclam 2001.