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GRMN 429 Uncanny Encounters: Narrative Analysis of the Fantastic Genre

GRMN 429  Uncanny Encounters: Narrative Analysis of the Fantastic Genre  Units: 3.00  

The course offers an overview of the related genres of the Fantastic, the Fairy Tale, Dystopia, Science Fiction, and Horror. Examples will include popular works such as the Twilight Saga, Harry Potter, and/or The Hunger Games, but also traditional texts by Hoffman and Kafka. Parallel to the fictional works, the course offers theoretical analysis.
NOTE Taught in English together with LLCU 329. Students in a GMST Plan will submit written assignments, tests and examinations in German. Normally, students will read German texts in the original.

Learning Hours: 120 (12 Lecture, 24 Seminar, 12 Group Learning, 24 Online Activity, 48 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite (A minimum grade of a C in GRMN 202) or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Exclusion ENGL 273; LLCU 329.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science