NLIT101 Reading Norway. Norwegian literature in translation
“Reading Norway. Norwegian literature in translation" is open to all students who are interested in learning about Norwegian literary and cultural history, regardless of their study programme. The course offers an overview of Norwegian literature in English translation from the Viking age up till today. The course aims to put Norwegian literary works in the broader historical and cultural context of the development of European literature, and welcomes cross-cultural approaches.
In accordance with the national qualifications framework, the student will have the following learning outcomes after completed course:
- broad knowledge of key themes, authors and periods of Norwegian literature
- basic knowledge of Norwegian culture, history and society
- basic knowledge of norms and standards of literary analysis
- ability to put Norwegian works and authors in their respective historical period
- ability to analyse a literary text in the light of its historical and cultural background
- ability to interpret cultural and social phenomena and texts from Norway
- Develop and express a critical view on a literary work and make comparisons with literature and culture from the students respective homelands
12 teaching sessions of 3 hours. Sessions will include lectures and team work.
Students are required to attend at least 75% of the classes
Sensur blir gjennomført i samsvar med Forskrift om opptak, studium og eksamen ved Høgskulen i Volda, § 5-11.
The course will be evaluated in accordance with the University College’s routines for quality assurance.
|Form of assessment||Grouping||Duration||Type of duration||Grading scale||Proportion||Comment||Supported material||Scope|
|Oral examination||Individual||30||Minutes||A-F, A is the best grade and E is the lowest passing grade|
|Form of assessment:||Oral examination|
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|Grading scale:||A-F, A is the best grade and E is the lowest passing grade|