Course AEN25S

English: Literature and Theory

7.5 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 36, 2024

On completion of the course students will be able to:

  • discuss, in a nuanced manner, theories that have had a shaping effect on the academic study of literature
  • reflect upon and problematise the assumptions and ambitions of those theories
  • describe a nuanced and careful critical reading of literary and theoretical texts in English, based on principles of literary and scientific analysis
  • present coherent interpretations of literary works in English, based on modern theories within the field
  • reflect upon disciplinary debates over literary theory and the state of the field
  • communicate and argue for their own interpretations of literary as well as critical and theoretical texts, in clear, correct and appropriate academic English, orally and in writing.
Starts and ends:
week 36, 2024 - week 45, 2024
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
P: Course only offered as part of programme.
Entry Qualifications :
  • 90 credits in English, including 30 credits in English III
Selection :
Guarenteed admission
Application Code:
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
7 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Connect a camera and headphones to the computer and install a programme using instructions.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than three years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 1 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn/Canvas) is a natural element of the course. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
10,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
10,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
Open for late application
Literature List

Literature lists are published at the latest one month ahead of the course start date.

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Course Coordinator
Carmen Zamorano Llena