Textanalyseseminar British Literature



Zeit/Ort n.V.:

  • Mo 12:15-13:45, Raum C 303

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 is meant to deepen and practice (text)analytical skills and categories acquired in the course of your previous studies. 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 this class is a basic prerequisite for this course and expected of all participants. This course entails a relatively heavy reading load – please read the longer texts over the semester break!

Empfohlene Literatur

- William Shakespeare, |Othello| (Arden edition) - Oscar Wilde, |The Importance of Being Earnest| (any edition) - Harold Pinter, |The Birthday Party| (any edition) - Charlotte Bronte, |Jane Eyre| (Oxford World's classics) - John Fowles,|The French Lieutenant's Woman| (any edition)