|Course Code :||1003FLWTLE|
|Semester:||Semester: 1st/2nd semester|
|Study load (hours):||112|
|Contract restrictions: ||No contract restriction|
|Language of instruction :||English|
|Exam period:||exam in the 2nd semester|
|Tutor(s)||Dirk Van Hulle|
At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences:
- Competences corresponding the final attainment level of secondary school
An active knowlegde of :Specific prerequisites for this course:
A high-school diploma
2. Learning outcomes
- an understanding of how the canon of literature in English operates;
- knowledge of the historical development of literature in English from Beowulf to the present day;
- close reading skills.
3. Course contents
This course introduces the concepts of the canon, "literature in English" and literary history, and then provides a historical overview of the development of literature in English, from Beowulf to the present day.
4. Teaching method
Class contact teaching: Lectures
Personal work: Assignments:Individually
5. Assessment method and criteria
Examination: Written without oral presentationClosed bookOpen-question
Continuous assessment: (interim) tests
6. Study material
- The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The Major Authors. Eighth edition, 2 vols. Ed. Stephen Greenblatt et al. New York/London: Norton, 2006 (available from De Groene Waterman, Wolstraat 10).
- Hand-outs in class for American literature
The following study material can be studied on a voluntary basis:
- The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The Major Authors: Seventh Edition. New York and London: Norton, 2001.
- The Norton Anthology of American Literature: Shorter Sixth Edition. New York and London: Norton, 2003.
7. Contact information
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