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Kursussøgning, efter- og videreuddannelse

English - Free topic 8: Modern American Writing

Practical information
Study year 2016/2017
Time
Autumn
Programme level Full Degree Master
Full Degree Master choice
ECTS 7,5 ECTS
Course responsible
  • Inge Birgitte Siegumfeldt (6-786e6a6c7a72456d7a7233707a336970)
  • Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies
Course number: HENK0390HU

Course content

This course is designed to open the world of modern American writing to MA students through close-reading and in-depth analysis of a selection of contemporary novels and poetry supported by relevant theories. The shift from modern to postmodern writing will be a central feature here, the problematics of (American) canon formation will be discussed, and questions concerning cultural affiliation will be addressed.  We will read texts by Frost, Williams, Faulkner, Hemingway, Ginsberg, Sukenick, Auster and others.

Studyboard

Study board of English, Germanic and Romance Studies

Teacher

Ethelene Whitmire

Duration

1 semester

Schedulegroup

See link to schedule
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Teaching and learning methods

Class instruction

Language

English

Workload

Category Hours
Lectures 28
Preparation 176,75
English 204,75

Exam (KA 2013-ordning)

Type of assessment

Other

Criteria for exam assessment

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