Literature I: Introduction to Lit. Cult.

Faculteit Letteren
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode LWX036P10
Vaknaam Literature I: Introduction to Lit. Cult.
Niveau(s) propedeuse
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II

Uitgebreide vaknaam Literature I: Introduction to Literary Culture
Leerdoelen In this course student acquire insight in the artistic uses of language and in literature as language art and form of expression; they also acquire tools for literary analysis, and practice the analysis and interpretation of works of literature.
Omschrijving Literature, as the art of language, takes many forms and comes in many genres. But what makes a tekst or performance 'literary'? Is literariness confined to what we now call literature? What do individuals, and cultures, do through literature, and more broadly, through artistic uses of language? Why do we have such heated debates over the interpretation of some literary works? In this course we will on the one hand explore a number of important issues regarding literature (such as literariness, fictionality, relation to other uses of language…), on the other hand, we will practice literary analysis, esp. of poetry and narrative fiction. Alongside students are invited to read a number of works of poetry and fiction. This allows them to experience their own encounter with literature as well as the pleasure of discussing their reading -or listening, or performing - experience.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm hoorcollege, werkcollege
(1 x 3 uur hoorcollege, 1 x 3 uur werkcollege)
Toetsvorm presentatie, schriftelijk tentamen, wekelijkse opdrachten, werkstuk(ken)
(schriftelijk tentamen 3 uur)
Vaksoort propedeuse
Docent(en) prof. dr. B.P. van Heusden ,dr. V.N. Veldhuizen
Opmerkingen 80% aanwezigheidsplicht en actieve deelname tijdens de werkcolleges.
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Course units for exchange students 1 semester II keuze
Ba Kunsten, Cultuur en Media  (Major) 1 semester II keuzegroep