ENG1302 - Literature: Drama and Poetry


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours HJELPEMIDD

Course content

This course is a genre-based introduction to poetry and drama in English. Presenting important English-language literary texts, the course explores a selection of poems and plays so as to illuminate the different forms and techniques found within these principal generic categories. The course also provides an introduction to specialist terminology used within literary criticism.

Learning outcome

Candidates who have passed this course
- are familiar with a variety of important English-language poems and plays.
- have knowledge of different types of English-language drama and poetry.
- have insight into how genre conventions and expectations associated with drama and poetry convey meaning.
- are familiar with and able to use the English-language terminology associated with drama and poetry.
- are able to write a literary analysis in correct English.
- are able to read dramatic and poetic texts in a critical and independent manner.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminar sessions and supervision.Students are required to use the course learning platform regularly.

Approved obligatory assignment is valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester).

Compulsory assignments

  • One written assignment, approx. 1000 words/2,5 pages

Further on evaluation

The exam must be answered in English. Information about which dictionaries students are allowed to consult during the exam will be available in the reading list at the beginning of the semester.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

The specific pensum will vary but will include: a selection of poetic and dramatic texts from a range of different periods and English-language cultures; material offering guidance on the study of literature; a dictionary of literary terms. The curriculum/reading list will be announced at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
ENG1301 7.5 2006-08-01


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 HJELPEMIDD 2018-12-17 09:00
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 HJELPEMIDD
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
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