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ENG2302 - Literature and History

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours F

Course content

This course will explore a selection of English-language literary works produced during a particular historical period or at several historical "moments". Attention will be given to the ways in which the selected works respond to and/or intervene in contemporary society and culture.

A more detailed description of the academic content will be available in the reading list at the beginning of the semester.

Learning outcome

Knowledge

Candidates who have passed this course,

  • are familiar with a selection of English-language literary works from one or more historical periods.
  • are able to explain how the works are formed by and influence society and culture in the period(s).
  • are familiar with discipline-specific knowledge and critical understanding of one or more historical periods.

Skills

Candidates who have passed this course,

  • are able to demonstrate discipline-specific knowledge and critical understanding of one or more historical periods.
  • are able to write independent literary analysis in advanced English using academic writing conventions.
  • can locate and use relevant secondary literary sources.

General competence

Candidates who have passed this course,

  • recognize the importance of critical reflection on the relationship between culture and history.
  • have more advanced oral and writing English skills that expand beyond the literature classroom.
  • develop cross-cultural literacy.
  • can critically evaluate the credibility and relevance of different sources of knowledge.
  • can engage in a critical reflection on different cultural works and their own works.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures/seminars. Supervision. Students are required to use the course learning platform regularly.

Approved obligatory assignments are valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester). All obligatory assignments must be completed in the same semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • Written work(s) (ca. 2000 words in total)

Further on evaluation

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

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

Course materials

Curriculum/reading list will be announced at the beginning of the semester.

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • English Literature
  • English
  • English Literature
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Examination

Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 F 2022-12-01 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 F 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.
Examination

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