Literature pre-1900 2117

Course Objectives

The students will gain insight into the main aspects of Norwegian literature and Norwegian literature history from the Middle Ages up until 1900. The syllabus comprises works and shorter texts from various genres from the period, literature history, literature theory and methodology.

Course Description

Norwegian literature from the Middle Ages until about 1900.

Learning Methods

Autumn semester, 6 hours per week for a period of 15 weeks. Lectures and seminars.

The course is part of the Bachelor degree Literature and Language with specialisation in Norwegian, as well as the Norwegian, 1-year Programme of study. The course is obligatory for students who wish to gain teaching competence in Norwegian in primary and secondary schools.

Assessment Methods

Individual home assignment which counts for 25%, a 5-hour final examination which counts for 75%. Students must achieve passing marks in both the assignment and the final examination. Both must be written in nynorsk. The assignment is carried out as an 8-hour examination, examination aids permitted.

Minor adjustments may occur during the academic year, subject to the decision of the Dean

Publisert av / forfatter Birgit Norendal <>, last modified Ian Hector Harkness - 02/04/2011