Course EN1130

The History of British and American Literature and Ideas

15 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 35, 2022

On completing the course the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of the historical development of British and American literature from the perspective of the history of ideas
  • account for main features in the Anglo-Saxon world of literarature and history of ideas, from the Renaissance to Postmodernism, by associating representative literary works with corresponding trends in the history of ideas
  • explain and argue for similarities and differences in the historical development of British and American history of ideas and literary history in speech and writing
  • show proficiency in critically reflecting, analysing and interpreting literary texts from a historical and contextual perspective, with a certain degree of independence, both orally and in writing
  • orally and in writing to communicate their own and others’ interpretations of trends in the history of ideas and in literary texts, showing inter-cultural understanding and ethical awareness
  • write an academic essay.
Starts and ends:
week 35, 2022 - week 2, 2023
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Entry Qualifications:
  • Literature in English 7.5 credits first cycle Level
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Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
21,750 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
21,750 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
Open for late application
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