English Literatures until 1550

Faculteit Letteren
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode LEO007P05
Vaknaam English Literatures until 1550
Niveau(s) propedeuse
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a
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Uitgebreide vaknaam English Literatures: The Beginnings until 1550
Leerdoelen - analyse pre-modern English texts in their respective cultural contexts 1.3, 2.2
- place these works in the history of English literature as a whole 1.4, 2.2, 3.1;
- discuss the relevance of genre in literary interpretation 2.2;
- read Middle English literature in the original language 1.3, 3.1; - express their knowledge and understanding clearly in writing 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
Omschrijving In this course, students become acquainted with a selection of representative vernacular pre-modern texts written in England. Particular attention is paid to external political and cultural influences, such as the coming of the Anglo-Saxons to Britain, their conversion to Christianity, the Viking invasions, the Norman Conquest, language politics, courtly love, and cultural translation.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm hoorcollege, werkcollege
(2x1 uur hoorcollege)
Toetsvorm essay, schriftelijk tentamen
(schriftelijk digitaal 3 uur)
Vaksoort propedeuse
Coördinator dr. C. Dekker
Docent(en) dr. C. Dekker , P.J. Outhwaite, PhD.
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Tenth edition, New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2018. Vol. A (part of vol. 1) Stephen Greenblatt et al. eds. €  50,00
Entreevoorwaarden n.v.t.
Opmerkingen 80% Compulsory attendance in seminars. This module follows on from Introduction to English Literature 1 and 2 and prepares students for Chaucer and for the optional modules in Medieval Literature in the second and third years. This module can be taken as an elective and/or Open Course Unit. Major students take precedence.
This course is not open to students of English who started before September 2016.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Course units for exchange students 1 semester II a intr
Ba English Language and Culture 1 semester II a verplicht
Ba Open colleges Letteren - semester II a keuze