Genre and Literature Analysis (blended learning)


Course Objective

This course will provide a grounding in critical analysis of 'genre' in
English Literature, examining the specificities and characteristics that
are associated with various genres of literature. Students will become
familiar with the terminology used in literary analysis, and will be
able to apply these terms in their own analysis of a literary text.

Course Content

In this course, students are trained in literary analysis. The course
familiarizes students with the analytical tools used in close reading
literary texts from different historical periods and genres, including
novels, poetry, short stories, and drama.

Teaching Methods

3 hours per week / Skype sessions

Method of Assessment

Weekly written assignments (80%)
Participation and Attendance (20%)

Entry Requirements

Students must have taken part in the module “Literature, Culture, and


The texts to be used in this course will be announced in the course
syllabus on Canvas ahead of the course.

Target Audience

This course is intended for students in the "Schoolvakminor" for CIW

General Information

Course Code L_ELBAALG001
Credits 6 EC
Period P3
Course Level 300
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Course Coordinator dr. E.L. la Cour
Examiner dr. E.L. la Cour
Teaching Staff dr. E.L. la Cour

Practical Information

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Last-minute registration is available for this course.

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