Course EN1130

The History of British and American Literature and Ideas

15 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 3, 2021

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:
wk3, 2021 - wk22, 2021
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Falun
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Normal
Language:
English
Entry Qualifications:
  • Literature in English 7.5 credits first cycle Level 1 or equivalent knowledge
Application Code:
HDA-V379X
Main field of study:
Literature List

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

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Starts week 35, 2021

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:
wk35, 2021 - wk2, 2022
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Distance
Language:
English
Entry Qualifications:
  • Literature in English 7.5 credits first cycle Level 1 or equivalent knowledge
Application Code:
HDA-H39GL
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
15 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) 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:
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: www.universityadmissions.se.
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Literature List

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

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support@du.se
+46 23-77 88 88

Course Coordinator