Literature in a Visual Culture 2


Course Objective

After completing this course, students will:

- have deepened their knowledge of the relations between literary texts
and visual culture;
- be familiar with the theoretical frameworks that feed into the
specific topic of this course;
- be able to apply one of more of these frameworks in the analysis of a
specific case study;
- report on their findings both orally and in writing.

Course Content

This course is part of the third-year specialization "English Literature
in a Visual Culture" in the BA programme Literature and Society:
English. In this course, you will focus on questions of medium,
intermediality, and image-texts, with a special focus on comics.

Teaching Methods

6 hours seminar per week.

Method of Assessment

Discussion posts (20%), Presentation (30%), Final Essay (50%). Students
must score a 5.5 overall in order to pass the course.

Entry Requirements

Students must have taken part in the modules “Genre and Literary
Analysis" and "Literature in a Visual Culture 1."


To be announced in the course syllabus on Canvas.

Target Audience

This course is intended for students in the third year of the BA
Literature and Society: English who have opted for the specialization
"English Literature in a Visual Culture."

Additional Information

Attendance in the course seminars is compulsory. If you are absent at
more than 20% of the seminars, you cannot pass the course. Exceptions
may be made in grave personal circumstances. Make sure to inform both
your lecturer and the academic advisor in such cases.

Recommended background knowledge

Some theoretical insight into comics studies and/or image-text studies
is recommended.

General Information

Course Code L_ELBALES308
Credits 6 EC
Period P5
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

You need to register for this course yourself

Last-minute registration is available for this course.

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