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Comparative Literature 2, continuation course , 30 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Comparative Literature - LIA
SUBJECT AREA   Comparative Literature - LV1
  COURSE CODE   716G16
On completion of the course, the student should be able to - demonstrate basic knowledge of the contemporary literary-critical theorising and methodology - demonstrate advanced literary-historical knowledge of a chosen literary-critical field - demonstrate developed ability to analyse and interpret literature of different time periods from different perspectives - account for the basic requirements of the literary-critical essay by incorporating these in a smaller essay - with good linguistic production and reasoning ability, carry a literary-critical discussion.
Module 1: Theories and Methods of Comparative Literature II, 6 HE credits
This module provides an overview of the literature-theoretical and methodological development of the 20th century and in particular the most recent decades.

Module 2: The Art of Writing II, 3 HE credits
This module constitutes an exercise in the bases of the academic writing and an advanced practical orientation in the shifting genres of literature.

Module 3: Thematic or Historical Specialisation I, 6 HE credits
This module constitutes an advanced study of a specific literary-critical research field or problem area, or of a specific period, movement, school of thought or genre.

Module 4: Essay, 9 HE credits
This module covers the bases of essay writing, an individual essay and a critical review assignment.

Module 5: Thematic or Historical Specialisation II, 6 HE credits
This module constitutes an advanced study of a specific literary-critical research field or problem area, or of a specific period, movement, school of thought or genre.
The teaching takes the form of lectures, seminars, group work, oral and written practical assignments, essay supervision in groups and independently, and requires the students to be well prepared through studying independently. The seminars, group work, practical assignments and group essay supervision are compulsory.
The modules are examined separately through written examinations, take-home examinations and/or continuous writing and group assignments, and through active participation in the compulsory parts. The examination of the essay course includes a compulsory essay and a compulsory critical review assignment . Detailed information about the form and contents of the examination can be found in the course study guide.

Students who have twice failed in the course or part of the course have the right to request another examiner at re-examination.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

Completed Comparative Literature 1 with at least 22.5 HE credits approved (or the equivalent).
A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Comparative Literature 2, continuation course
Litteraturvetenskap 2, fortsättningskurs
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: 2010-00180   Course Code: 716G16      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Comparative Literature - LIA          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G1X   Basic level     LIA   HU  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2010-05-28