This course supplements the seminar "Theories and Methods," introducing students to basic theoretical and philosophical approaches to literature and culture. We will discuss theories/approaches dedicated to structuralism/formalism, psychoanalysis, poststructuralism, reader-response theory, gender studies, postcolonial theory, as well as a selection of theoretical paradigms from the 21st century. Drawing on these approaches, special emphasis will be given to exemplary analyses of literary texts.
A reader with assorted primary and secondary literature will be made available at the beginning of term.
The course is part of admission "Zeitgesteuerte Anmeldung: Ü Theories and Methods".
The following rules apply for the admission:
A defined number of seats will be assigned to these courses.
The seats in the affected courses have been assigned at 11.10.2023 on 12:00. Additional seats may be available via a wait list.
The enrolment is possible from 04.09.2023, 08:00 to 09.10.2023, 12:00.