|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
|European and American Gothic Fiction and Poetry 1750-1850, 7.5 credits|
|(Europeisk och amerikansk gotisk litteratur 1750-1850, 7,5 högskolepoäng)|
|Subject area:||Comparative Literature|
|Main field of study:||No main subject|
|Academic school:||School of Culture and Education|
|Disciplinary domain:||Humanities 100%|
|Education cycle:||First-cycle (Bachelor)|
|Course level:||B (intermediate)|
|Progressive specialisation:||G1F (First cycle. Entry requirements: 0-60 credits from first-cycle courses)|
|Language of instruction:||English|
|Valid from:||HT 2018 (autumn semester)|
This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board for Culture and Education at Södertörn University on 2018-04-24 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.
30 credits in Humanities and English B (intermediate level), or the equivalent
On completion of the course, the student is able to:
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
During the course, students investigate the early history of the Gothic, from 1750 to 1850, and its spread in Europe and America during this period. The students will study Gothic narratives and poems diachronically, geographically, and thematically. They will trace the historical development of the genre, pursue its geographical expansion, and penetrate its core themes and characteristic forms. The course will also provide examples of modern-day theoretical approaches to literature, such as gender, queer, and postcolonial theory.
1001, European and American Gothic Fiction and Poetry 1750-1850, 7,5 credits
(Europeisk och amerikansk gotisk litteratur 1750-1850, 7.5 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: A/B/C/D/E/F
The course consists of seminars and lectures.
Obligatory attendance and active participation at seminars, and a final written examination. The student may compensate for his or her absence from up to two seminars in the form of a short essay.
|The grading criteria are distributed prior to the start of a course or module.|
|8.||Restrictions on accreditation
The course may not be accredited as part of a degree if the contents are partly or wholly the same as a course previously taken in Sweden or elsewhere.
Following the Vice-Chancellors decision on internationalization and grade scale at Södertörn University College (dnr: 1148-1.1.2-2018), this syllabus replaces the syllabus with course code 1048LV, with the difference that the grade system has been updated. The syllabus is determined through special order (dnr: 1774-2.1.1-2018).