2009 BM1 Introduction to the Critical and Scholarly Discussion of Literature, Lecture Course
- Time: Tue 14-16
- Place: A14 1-102 (Hörsaal 2)
- Lecturers: Anton Kirchhofer, Olaf Simons
- Tutorials: visit Introduction to the Critical and Scholarly Discussion of Literature, Lecture Course: Tutorials
|1||April 7, 2009||Course Outline.||BM1 Curriculum||Lecture BM1: Course outline|
|2||April 14, 2009||Literary Theory
— Will literary historians ever establish a final view?
|Lecture BM1: Literary Theory|
|3||April 21, 2009||Literary History
— Which is the ultimate periodisation?
Pat Rogers (ed.), The Oxford Illustrated History of English Literature (1987)
William Salmon, The London almanack for the year of our Lord 1694 (1694).
|Lecture BM1: Literary History|
|4||April 28, 2009||Concepts of Literature
— What is literature?
|Aristotle, The Art of Poetry [c. 350 BC] (1705)
Pierre-Daniel Huet, The history of romances (1670)
The modern dictionary of arts and sciences; or, complete system of literature (1774).
|Lecture BM1: Concepts of literature|
|5||May 5, 2009||From Beowulf to the Last Man, Fiction 1
— What is fiction? Why do we have an 18th century "rise of the novel"?
|Geoffrey Chaucer, Canterbury Tales (1387-1400). Esp.: General Prologue and Shipman's Tale
Jehan de Mandeville, Voyages (c.1370)
|Lecture BM1: Fiction, 1|
|6||May 12, 2009||Fiction, 2
— The order of Fictions
|George Eliot, Middlemarch (1871-1872).||Lecture BM1: Fiction, 2|
|7||May 19, 2009||Fiction, 3
— The modern novel, a field of intense debate
|Salman Rushdie, Satanic Verses (1988).||Lecture BM1: Fiction, 3|
|8||May 26, 2009||Drama, I
— From the middle ages to Shakespeare
|William Shakespeare, King Lear (1606).||Lecture BM1: Drama, 1|
|9||June 2, 2009||Drama, II
— From the restoration to the present.
|William Wycherley, The Country Wife (1675).
||Lecture BM1: Drama, 2|
|10||June 9, 2009||Poetry
— Once a broad field comprising epic, drama and smaller genres, today a subsection of literature.
|William Wordsworth, Preface to Lyrical Ballads, (rev. ed. 1802).
William Wordsworth, "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" (1804)
|Lecture BM1: Poetry|
|11||June 16, 2009||Round up
— What have we done?
|Lecture BM1: Round up|
|12||June 23, 2009||Written Test||Lecture BM1: Written Test|
|13||June 30, 2009||Obligatory Tutorials: Another Look at your Research Paper Outlines. Course Evaluation||Lecture BM1: RPO|
|14||July 7, 2009||Feedback on Written Test; Feedback on Course Evaluation
— What was it all for?
|Lecture BM1: Feedback|
The Portfolio for the entire module (parts 1 and 2) includes 6 items:
- Portfolio requirements for BM1, Vorlesung -- 3 KP:
- 1 Written Test (benotet, 40% der Modulnote) -- June 23, 2009.
- Portfolio requirements for BM1, Übung -- 3 KP:
- 3 textanalytische Aufgaben (benotet, 40% der Modulnote) (Week 4, 7, and 10 of term)
- 1 Research Paper Outline (benotet, 20% der Modulnote) (date due: March 1, 2009).
- 1 Übungsblatt mit Exzerpt eines primär- und eines Sekundärtexts (unbenotet) -- due: January 2009
We created a special page to reflect what we are aiming at - with this course and the studies in literature we offer at the university of Oldenburg.