Estonian Literature
Course code
EKY6108.HT
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Eesti kirjandus
Course title in English
Estonian Literature
ECTS credits
6.0
approximate amount of contact lessons
28
Teaching semester
spring
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To provide the basic knowledge of trends in Estonian literature
Brief description of the course
The general trends of Estonian literature are discussed, the focus is either on a specific period, some authors or specific topics. The examples of Estonian literature in English translation are read and discussed in the seminars and an analytical essay on one book is written
Independent work
An analytical essay on one Estonian novel, poetry collection, short story collection etc. Group discussions in seminars.
Learning outcomes in the course
The ability to understand the main trends in Estonian literature and the knowledge of a specific period or topic will be achieved.
Assessment methods
Exam
Teacher
Profrssor Piret Viires
Study literature
To be specified in the beginning of the class
1) Texts from the database of Estonian Literature Centre
http://www.estlit.ee/elis/?cmd=writers
2) One Estonian novel, poetry collection, short story collection in English (or in other language) translation.
The students can choose the book from the translations’ bibliography available on the Estonian Literature Centre’s website: http://www.estlit.ee/elis/?cmd=translations
Replacement literature
To be specified in the beginning of the class
Publications from the database of Estonian Literature Centre
http://www.estlit.ee/centre/?page=publications