First Cycle - Faculty of Arts and Sciences - German Language and Literature
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
ALM110 Introduction to Literature II Compulsory 1 2 3
Objectives of the Course
To teach the main terms of the science of literature.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1 Students will learn the difference between tragedy and comedy.
2 Students will be able to teach tragedies.
3 Students will be able to teach drama.
4 Students will learn the concepts of epos, novels, short stories and novellas.
5 Students will learn the concept of epic poetry.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Course Contents
Aim of the semester is to give informations about epic and dramatic. To read typical texts.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Epic poetry
2 Who is the narrator of the novel ? Forms of narration.
3 Genre of autobiography.
4 The long forms of the epic genre.
5 Novel
6 Tale, novella
7 Short story
8 Midterm
9 Genre of drama. Structure of drama.
10 Drama of conflict, analytical drama
11 Theory of the 3 unities, unified and open genres of drama
12 Aristoteles, Mimesis; nature of tragedy: the tragic event and his theory of drama;
13 Differences between tragedy and comedy.
14 History of tragedy
15 Comedy
16 Study week
17 Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Introducing books to the science of literature. Instructor's notes.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods are to realize series of lectures.
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 3 14 42
Pre Class Self Study 1 14 14
Midterm Preparation 1 16 16
Final Preparation 1 15 15
Total 6 59 87
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