Oslo, Norway

Norwegian Literature

online course
when 27 June 2022 - 5 August 2022
language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 10 EC

The course explores select classic and contemporary plays, poems, short stories, and novels by Norwegian authors. Analyze literary texts and reflect on their intersections with gender, place, and history. Texts include folktales, an Ibsen play, novels, and other works of fiction. Through lectures and class discussions, students gain proficiency in close reading and an understanding of the cultural contexts of literary expression.

Target group

Applicants must meet the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.

Course aim

To provide an overview of Norwegian literary culture and an understanding of its roots, influences, and impact. To give students some mastery of close reading and literary analysis.

Fee info

NOK 0: Due to the fluid situation regarding the Coronavirus, all Bachelor's courses will be offered as digital courses, at no cost (students must buy course books themselves).