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ENGS6-13 Option: The Experience of Horror as Words and Images 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
DP in English Language, Literature and Translation
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies

General description

The course focuses on horror in literature from Romanticism to Modernism, and connects it with today's understanding of the notion both in culture and theory. Specifically, the course deals with horror as an experience that, in literature, is deeply involved with the words read and images aroused. Students will learn the relevant theories and engage in discussions of literature.
Assessment: group participation, class presentation, final essay of 10-12 pages.

Enrolment for University Studies


Jarkko Toikkanen, Teacher responsible


4-Sep-2012 – 11-Dec-2012
Tue 4-Sep-2012 - 11-Dec-2012 weekly at 14-16, B3108