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  • Mi 16:15-17:45, Raum C 301

Voraussetzungen / Organisatorisches

Das Textanalyseseminar: Engl. /Am. Literatur gehört in folgenden Studiengängen jeweils zu folgenden Modulen: Lehramt Englisch an Gymnasien (neu): Zwischenmodul L-GYM Literature. (Zulassungsvoraussetzung: Basismodul Literature).


This course practices (text)analytical reading skills and the critical terms introduced over the first two semesters. We will study various (mainly canonical) examples of English literature from different centuries covering the three major genres. In this context, we will also consider questions concerning the development of these genres as well as examples of subgenres. Studying texts intensively in preparation for class is a basic prerequisite for this course and expected of all participants. This course entails a heavy reading load – please read the longer texts over the semester break!

Empfohlene Literatur

Please buy (and read) the following texts: William Shakespeare, Othello Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest Harold Pinter, The Caretaker Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights John Fowles, The French Lieutenant''s Woman.