Inventing America: The Writings of the Colonies and Early Republic 2019/2020 (7.5 credits)

Spring 2020, 50 %, Campus

Start date: 20 January 2020

End date: 29 March 2020

Application Deadline: 15 October 2019

Enrolment Code: UU-05041 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Uppsala

Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.

Entry Requirements: English C or 90 credits in a language subject or in literary studies.

Fees:

If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12500

About the course:

This course explores the literary traditions that come out of the European conquest of North America: the literature of exploration; Puritan writing; captivity narratives; Native American oral traditions; Enlightenment debates and satire; early republican fiction up until the 1830s. These cultural expressions are mined for what they reveal about issues of violence, conquest, religion, race, and nationhood.

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Contact

Department of English

Engelska parken, Thunbergsvägen 3 L

Box 527, 751 20 Uppsala

Telephone: 018-471 1247 018-471 1245

Fax: 018-471 1229

E-mail: Info@engelska.uu.se

Study Counsellor

E-mail: studievagledare@engelska.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 12 47

Fax: +46 18 471 12 29