Compulsory Module 12: Advanced: American Literary Studies (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of compulsory module 10
Learning Outcome: Overview of the development of North American literature from the beginnings to the present; familiarity with various literary genres and major works; insights into the development of American literature, including intellectual, social and political aspects, with special attention to ethnic literature; treatment of selected works and themes of American literature.
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American Literature and Culture: Survey of American Literature (VO / 2h / 7,5 ECTS-AP)
Gudrun Grabher
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PS American Literature: Reality or Dystopia? Politics and Social Commentary in American Literature (PS / 2h / 2,5 ECTS-AP)
Cornelia Klecker
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PS American Literature: How Stories Are Told and Understood: An Introduction to Literary Narrative Theory (PS / 2h / 2,5 ECTS-AP)
Christian Peter Stenico
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PS American Literature: Sailors, Fishermen, and Castaways: Maritime Adventures in American Prose, from Romanticism to Modernism (PS / 2h / 2,5 ECTS-AP)
Robert Spindler
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