The Uncanny in Literature, Film and Art
The course deals with the uncanny as a theoretical concept through the study of theoretical literature and examples of its manifestations in literature, film and art.
Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:
- demonstrate substantial knowledge of the concept of the uncanny, its history and importance to different forms of aesthetic expression,
- demonstrate considerable skills in advanced aesthetic analysis,
- demonstrate considerable ability to identify academic problems with relevance to theories on the uncanny, and independently elaborate on these.
Admission to doctoral programme in comparative literature and other doctoral students.
Assessment is individual and based on written assignments.