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Race in English Literature
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VO Literatures in English - Race in English Literature

Course Information

123210 VO Literatures in English - Race in English Literature 5,0 ECTS credits

Prof. Margarete Rubik

Office hours

m.rubik@uni-wien.at

Office hours

When & Where

Mon 13.00-14.30

Lecture Hall D, Unicampus

Grading System

Assessment will be on the basis of a written final test. Students are expected to study all the texts on the reading list.

Online Resources

E-learning on Moodle

Student forum

Reading List

W. Shakespeare: Othello

A. Behn: Oroonoko

H. Beecher-Stowe: Uncle Tom's Cabin

H. Rider-Haggard: King Solomon's Mines

J. Conrad: Heart of Darkness

A reader with brief excerpts from various texts can be downloaded & printed out

Exam

When

1st Sitting, 28th January 2015 Mon 13.00-14.30

2nd Sitting, 01st March 2015 Mon 12.00-13.30

3rd Sitting, 20th April 2015 Mon 15.00-16.30

Where

Lecture Hall A, Main University building

Don't forget to...

Sign up via online platform until 16th January

Bring student ID

Bring two black pens

Form

Multiple choice

Course Topics

Week 1

Introduction to race in English literature

Week 2

Racial stereotypes in Shakespeare's Othello

Week 3

The White Mistress and the Black Slave

Week 4

The colonization scheme in Uncle Tom's Cabin

Week 5

Race in poetry

Week 6

Race in poetry II

Week 7

Race in literature of the 21st century