609451 British and/or Postcolonial Literature and Culture: Stiff Upper Lip? British Comic Fiction

summer semester 2017 | Last update: 13.12.2017 Place course on memo list
609451
British and/or Postcolonial Literature and Culture: Stiff Upper Lip? British Comic Fiction
VO 2
7,5
weekly
each semester
English

Students will learn to…

·       familiarise themselves with the development of Anglophone literature over time, with a special focus on comic fiction;

·       practise and master forms of literary analysis with a special focus on fiction;

·       analyse various forms of humorous expression in literature;

·       place and interpret a text in its historical context;

Stiff Upper Lip? It seems as if a very special sense of humour is not only an integral part of British every-day life, but also of British literary and cultural productions. In the course of this lecture we will try to gain an overview of the development of humorous fiction, as well as analyse various forms of comic representation in their historical context. We will deal with, among other things:

·       History of comic literature

·       Forms of comic expression

·       Literary analysis

·       Theory of comedy

·       Comic genres

  • Input Lectures
  • Self-study
  • Reading Assignments
  • Written exam about content of lecture
  • Oral reading list exam
  • To be announced

BA 2015: positive completion of compulsory module 10

BA 2009: positive completion of compulsory modules 3 and 16

not applicable

BA "old" (2009): VO 2: British and/or Postcolonial Literary Studies + Reading List

No equivalent in Teacher Training Programme

09.03.2017
Group 0
Date Time Location
Thu 2017-03-09
08.30 - 10.00 4U102a 4U102a Barrier-free Induction loops for hearing impaired
Thu 2017-03-16
08.30 - 10.00 4U102a 4U102a Barrier-free Induction loops for hearing impaired
Thu 2017-03-23
08.30 - 10.00 4U102a 4U102a Barrier-free Induction loops for hearing impaired
Thu 2017-03-30
08.30 - 10.00 4U102a 4U102a Barrier-free Induction loops for hearing impaired
Thu 2017-04-06
08.30 - 10.00 4U102a 4U102a Barrier-free Induction loops for hearing impaired
Thu 2017-04-27
08.30 - 10.00 4U102a 4U102a Barrier-free Induction loops for hearing impaired
Thu 2017-05-04
08.30 - 10.00 4U102a 4U102a Barrier-free Induction loops for hearing impaired
Thu 2017-05-11
08.30 - 10.00 4U102a 4U102a Barrier-free Induction loops for hearing impaired
Thu 2017-05-18
08.30 - 10.00 4U102a 4U102a Barrier-free Induction loops for hearing impaired
Thu 2017-06-01
08.30 - 10.00 4U102a 4U102a Barrier-free Induction loops for hearing impaired
Thu 2017-06-08
08.30 - 10.00 4U102a 4U102a Barrier-free Induction loops for hearing impaired
Thu 2017-06-22
08.30 - 10.00 4U102a 4U102a Barrier-free Induction loops for hearing impaired
Thu 2017-06-29
08.30 - 10.00 52U105 52U105 Barrier-free ACHTUNG: SR 52U105
Thu 2017-09-28
08.30 - 10.00 40406 40406 Barrier-free 2. Prüfungstermin
Mon 2017-12-11
08.30 - 10.00 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free 3. Prüfungstermin
Mon 2018-01-29
08.30 - 10.00 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free 4.Prüfungstermin