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ALIT1104 - Drama, Poetics and Literary Theory 1800-2000

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home exam
Grade: Letters
Term:  Autumn

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home exam 100/100 6 hours A

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters
Term:  Spring

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 6 hours E

Course content

The module has two main components. It offers an introduction to modern drama from late 19th century Romanticism to the present. The syllabus includes playwrights from Henrik Ibsen and Anton Chekhov to Samuel Beckett and Marguerite Duras. The second component is a historical introduction to modern poetics ant theory of literature from Romanticism to the 21st century. The syllabus includes texts by Wordsworth and Coleridge, Charles Baudelaire and Viktor Shklovsky as well as Sigmund Freud and Susan Sontag.

Learning outcome

The candidate will after successfully completing this course have KNOWLEDGE about:

- the outlines of Western literary theory from Romanticism until today

- of essential dramatic works since Romanticism

- key concepts of literary theory

- different schools of literary theory  

 

The candidate will after successfully completing this course be SKILLED in:

- employ her/his acquired knowledge in literary analysis

- presenting his/her knowledge of theory in writing.  

 

The candidate’s GENERAL COMPETENCY includes:

- an understanding om the modern drama in its historical and cultural connection

- a basic understanding of the function of literary theory.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and group sessions including written assignments. 2-3 obligatory activities, including at least two approved written assignments (4-5 pages) with feedback.

Compulsory assignments

  • 2-3 obligatory activities

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

A reading list will be available first day of class. Students that use the standard list do not have to hand in a reading list to the department. Students that want to use an alternative curriculum must apply for this by handing in an alternative reading list to the department for approval. Deadline is 10th October in the autumn semester and 10th March in the spring semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HFALIT104 15.0
ALIT1106 15.0 AUTUMN 2017
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Comparative Literature
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home exam 100/100 A

Release
2021-12-14

Submission
2021-12-14


09:00


15:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates

Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E 2022-05-11 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
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