Genre and Literature Analysis (blended learning)
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Area of Study
Literature, Literatures in English
Taught In English
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
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.
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.
3 hours per week / Skype sessions
TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
Weekly written assignments (80%) Participation and Attendance (20%)
Students must have taken part in the module “Literature, Culture, and Society.”
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