Hinweis: Die Angaben zu den Semestern sind nur Empfehlungen, keine Anmeldebeschränkungen.
Students will have to take part in the "Victorian Study Day" on Friday 12th April 2019, c. 11:00 to 16:00 hrs. From 17th April 2019 on the course will take place every Wednesday.
Students are expected to participate actively, to prepare a short presentation and to write a term paper.
Please get the following novel and read it in preparation for the seminar:
Doyle, Arthur Conan. A Study in Scarlet. 1887. Oxford University Press, 2008.
Sherlock Holmes is one of the most read detective figures throughout different genres and media. He has been adapted and interpreted ever since the first publication in 1977 and is still prominent in different forms of film, literature and art. This course will look at the main themes and topics of the Sherlock Holmes stories and will discuss and compare different adaptations and interpretations.