Survey Course: Literary and Cultural History of English-Speaking Countries
DozentIn: Prof. Dr. phil. Thomas Kullmann
Ort: 15/E10: Do. 18:00 - 19:30 (13x), 22/104: Montag, 09.10.2023 08:00 - 10:00
Zeiten: Do. 18:00 - 19:30 (wöchentlich), Ort: 15/E10, Termine am Montag, 09.10.2023 08:00 - 10:00, Ort: 22/104
Beschreibung: This lecture course (which should be attended together with the “Concepts-and-Interpretations” course) is designed for second-semester BA students who prepare for the Modulabschlussprüfung (B-LK/B1). It intends to offer a historical survey of literatures and cultures in the English-speaking world and to provide an introduction to interpreting texts from a historical point of view. Texts to be discussed will cover the time from the 16th century to the present, as well as Britain, Ireland, the U. S., India, Canada and Australia.
In preparation of the Modulabschlussprüfung (envisaged for 14 July 2023), please read:
Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights,
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter,
Jay Kristoff, Nevernight.
You can acquire the three books at zur Heide bookshop, Dielingerstr. .42B.
You may also wish to consult the internet for reasonably-priced secondhand copies (e.g. bookfinder.com)
Registration through StudIP.