Literary History from Ancient Times to the 17th Century, 7.5 credits (716G28)

Den äldre litteraturens historia, 7.5 hp

Main field of study

Comparative Literature


First cycle

Course type

Single subject course


Bengt-Göran Martinsson

Course coordinator

Bengt-Göran Martinsson

Director of studies or equivalent

Maritha Johansson
Course offered for Semester Weeks Language Campus VOF
Single subject course (Full-time, Day-time) Autumn 2019 v201944-201948 Swedish Linköping

Main field of study

Comparative Literature

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level


Entry requirements

General entry requirements for undergraduate studies.

English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6/B).


Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course twice are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.


Three-grade scale, U, G, VG

Other information

Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus. 

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.


Institutionen för kultur och kommunikation


Bergsten, Staffan, (2002) Litteraturvetenskap : en inledning 2. uppl. Lund : Studentlitteratur

ISBN: 9144023324,9789144023328

Bergsten, Staffan, Elleström, Lars, (2004) Litteraturhistoriens grundbegrepp 2. uppl. Lund : Studentlitteratur

ISBN: 9144042558

Olsson, Bernt, Algulin, Ingemar, (2009 eller senare) Litteraturens historia i Sverige Stockholm : Norstedt

ISBN: 9789113022680

Olsson, Bernt, Algulin, Ingemar, Sahlin, Johan, (2015) Litteraturens historia i världen 6. uppl. Lund : Studentlitteratur

ISBN: 9789144108650

TEN2 The History of Earlier Literature U, G, VG 7.5 credits

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