Course Title : English Literature I
Code Course
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Regular
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Credits ECTS
ELL 215-1 B 3 3 0 0 3.00 5
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Language English
Course Level
Description During this course we will discuss a considerable number of authors that will help students to be introduced to English Literature and the impact of literature in Anglo-Saxon society and later on British society. Different periods off this literature will be analyzed and most important authors and their works.
Objectives Students will be encouraged to analyze famous literature works of different authors. Social factors during these periods will be also taken into consideration. Students will be able to express their feeling and knowledge and perform critical analysis of different texts.
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1Anglo-Saxon History
2Anglo-Saxon Literature - Beowulf
3English History 1000-1500; Arthur Myth
4Geoffrey Chaucer - The Canterbury Tales
5Thomas Mallory - Le Morte d'Arthur
6Elizabethan Drama
7Christoper Marlowe - Doctor Faustus
8Doctor Faustus
9Metaphysical poets: John Donne
10Epic Poetry: John Milton - Paradise Lost
11The Age of Enlightenment: John Dryden
12Diary: Samuel Pepys
13Poetry: Three hundred year review
14Satire: Jonathan Swift
15Lexicography: Samuel Johnson
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Other
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Knowledge about different authors their work and periods of English Literature.
2Critical analysis of different texts.
3Discussing different types of text and critical reading.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms120
Quizzes110
Projects00
Term Projects140
Laboratory00
Attendance00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade70
Contribution of final examination to overall grade30
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
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Total Workload
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Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16348
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14342
Assignments 100
Midterms 100
Final examination 12525
Other 11010
Total Work Load 125
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5
ECTS 5

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