609793 British and/or Postcolonial Literature: War Poetry

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609793
British and/or Postcolonial Literature: War Poetry
PS 2
2,5
weekly
each semester
English

The aim of this course is to show how the two wars impacted on British society at that time and how the experiences of the war has formed the pillars of modern British society.

“British War Poetry and Beyond” – War poetry from WWI and WWII as well as the Falklands War in 1982. It will not only feature the most important British war poets but will also deal with Pink Floyd respectively Roger Waters’s lyrics/critique in his lyrics dealing with WWII and the Falklands War/Thatcher government at that time.

 

presentations, discussions

written

Borsbey, J. and R. Swan, eds. A Collection of First World War Poetry. Young Adult Readers, 2013.
Kendall, Tim. Modern English War Poetry. OUP, 2006.
Stallworthy, Jon, ed. The Oxford Book of War Poetry. OUP, 1984.
Stallworthy, Jon, ed. The New Oxford Book of War Poetry. OUP, 2014
The Cambridge Companion to Literature of World War II. Ed. Marina MacKay. CUP, 2009.
The Oxford Handbookof British and Irish War Poetry. Ed. Tim Kendall. OUP, 2007.

 

BA 2015: positive completion of compulsory module 10

BA 2009: positive completion of compulsory module 16

Teacher Training Programme BA 2015: positive completion of compulsory module 13

not applicable

Due to substantial differences in the allocation of ECTS-Credits in various curricula (teacher training program - BA/MA English and American Studies), the requirements for this course vary. Information will be provided by the instructor at the beginning of the course.

01.10.2018
Group 0
Date Time Location
Mon 2018-10-01
13.45 - 15.15 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Mon 2018-10-08
13.45 - 15.15 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Mon 2018-10-15
13.45 - 15.15 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Mon 2018-10-22
13.45 - 15.15 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Mon 2018-10-29
13.45 - 15.15 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Mon 2018-11-05
13.45 - 15.15 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Mon 2018-11-12
13.45 - 15.15 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Mon 2018-11-19
13.45 - 15.15 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Mon 2018-11-26
13.45 - 15.15 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Mon 2018-12-03
13.45 - 15.15 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Mon 2018-12-10
13.45 - 15.15 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Mon 2019-01-07
13.45 - 15.15 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Mon 2019-01-14
13.45 - 15.15 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Mon 2019-01-21
13.45 - 15.15 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Mon 2019-01-28
13.45 - 15.15 40134 40134 Barrier-free