UnivIS

Julian Barnes

Lecturers

Details

Time and place

  • Mo 10:15-11:45, Room C 601 ICS

  • BA English and American Studies: Hauptmodul A (301) Literature (Zulassungsvoraussetzung: Zwischenmodul II) – HA
  • Lehramt Englisch an Gymnasien: Hauptmodul L-GYM Literature. (Zulassungsvoraussetzung: Zwischenmodul Literature) – HA (80 %)
  • MA English Studies: Core Module: Literature (module 4051, exam 40511: Written assignment (15 pages, 80%) and handout (2–3 pages, 20%))
  • MA English Studies: Master Module II: Literature (module 8360, exam 83601: Written assignment (15 pages, 80%) and handout (2–3 pages, 20%))
  • MA Literaturstudien – intermedial und interkulturell: Modul 4

Content

Julian Barnes is one of the most renowned writers of contemporary literature. In this seminar we will study his novels |A History of The World in 10 ½ Chapters| (1989) (selections), |Flaubert's Parrot| (1984), |England, England| (1998) and |The Sense of an Ending| (2011); we will also analyse |Nothing To Be Frightened Of| (2008) and |Levels of Life| (2013) and some selected short stories. Since Barnes is looked upon as a representative of 'moderate English postmodernism', participants of this seminar should be interested contemporary literary theory.

Additional information

Expected participants: 20