Literary Theory 2504

Course Description

The course has two parts. The first part will focus on style and genre, from historical and theoretical points of view. After an introduction to style and idiom the first part will focus on genre knowledge and comprehension. The second part will provide an introduction to twentieth century literature in which the main trends in European writing will be emphasised. This will be followed by a closer look at Norwegian and Nordic contemporary literature, during which specific texts will be examined. The current literary debates will also be presented.

Assessment Methods

Oral examination. Pass/fail.

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

Publisert av / forfatter Birgit Norendal <>, last modified Eline Flesjø - 10/02/2012