Genre and Literature Analysis (blended learning)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Genre and Literature Analysis (blended learning)

  • Host University

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Location

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Area of Study

    Literature, Literatures in English

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    COURSE OBJECTIVE
    This course will provide a grounding in critical analysis of 'genre' in English Literature, examining the specificities and characteristics that are associated with various genres of literature. Students will become familiar with the terminology used in literary analysis, and will be able to apply these terms in their own analysis of a literary text.

    COURSE CONTENT
    In this course, students are trained in literary analysis. The course familiarizes students with the analytical tools used in close reading literary texts from different historical periods and genres, including novels, poetry, short stories, and drama.

    TEACHING METHODS
    3 hours per week / Skype sessions

    TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
    Weekly written assignments (80%) Participation and Attendance (20%)

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Students must have taken part in the module “Literature, Culture, and Society.”

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