Literary Theory and Elements of Grammatology

Course Information
TitleΘεωρία της λογοτεχνίας και στοιχεία γραμματολογίας / Literary Theory and Elements of Grammatology
SchoolPrimary Education
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorVasileios Alexiou
Course ID600015068

Programme of Study: PMS Epistīmes tīs Agōgīs: Didaktikés Praktikés kai Diadikasíes Máthīsīs (2018-sīmera)

Registered students: 8
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Glōssikós Grammatismós kai Logotechnikī EkpaídeusīCompulsory Course1110

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specialization / Direction
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
  • Ισπανικά
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course the students: • Will be able to comprehend the historical way of existence and evolution of literature, seen as one, variable and changing, social cultural practice. • Will be able to approach the peculiar relation of literature both with the production’s space and time, as with other social practices. • Will be able to use tools and methods from a wide range of other disciplines (linguistics, psychology, sociology, semiotics etc.) to approach literature facts. • will be acquired with knowledge and techniques for a more effective teaching of literature at school.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The subject of the course is the Theory of Literature (Literature, History and Sociology of Literature, Comparative Literature, etc.). during the first lectures will be explored the historical way of existence and the evolution of literature, its synapses and its affinities with other social practices, as well as the various interrelations and contacts of the Theory with other disciplines. the terms of production, transmission, conscription, analysis and interpretation of those speech products which (through the intervention of various factors) are defined as literary will also be investigated. In the second part of lectures, a more specialised locus and deepening to those domains that constitute Literature will be detained.
Literature, Theory of Literature, aesthetics, types of speech, literary field, sociology of literature, literary movements, analysis and interpretation of texts
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment1224.1
Written assigments1003.3
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
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