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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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ENGA8 Romanticism and Its Legacy 5 ECTS
Organised by
DP in English Language, Literature and Translation
Preceding studies
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Curricula 2015 – 2017


Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course unit, the student will be able to read key texts of British and American romanticism and analyse them with respect to their original social contexts. The student will understand the impact of Romantic literature on English-speaking cultures in general and will be able to identify these influences of Romanticism in different forms of art and cultural phenomena. In addition, the student will be able to analyse literary texts critically, as well as to present and justify their own viewpoints on these texts.


The course introduces key literary works of British and American Romanticism and also demonstrates how Romanticism has affected the cultural phenomena and art of English-speaking cultures. Analysing the most important literary texts of the 19th century will help the student understand and identify how Romanticism and its legacy have affected the ways of thinking in the modern society.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
Numeric 1-5. 


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Greenblatt, S. (ed). The Norton Anthology of English Literature, 9th edition

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
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Faculty of Communication Sciences