Hinweis: Die Angaben zu den Semestern sind nur Empfehlungen, keine Anmeldebeschränkungen.
Please buy Michael Meyer's English and American Literatures, 3rd edition, UTB basics, ISBN:978-3-8252-2526-1
This course will introduce students to the basic knowledge, tools, and practices of literary analysis and contemporary criticism. We will look at how poetry and drama work and then focus on Jane Austen’s novel Emma. Most of the necessary texts and excerpts will be made available in a reader. Participants should acquire a copy of Jane Austen's Emma in the Oxford World's Classics edition.
Literary studies deals with literary theory, literary criticism, and literary history. This introductory course will refresh your school knowledge and hopefully give you new insights. English language works from the Norton Canon will be read and discussed.