SCAND 337

Works of Hans Christian Andersen

Kennedy Center for International Studies Kennedy Center for International Studies

Course Description

Study of the life, works, and times of Danish author Hans Christian Andersen.

When Taught

Fall Even Years

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Historical and Cultural Context

Learning Outcome

Students will know and understand the general historical context that informs the authorship of Hans Christian Andersen as well as the various theoretical contexts that have been instrumental in the reception of his work.

Title

Work of H.C. Andersen

Learning Outcome

Students will know and understand basic dimensions of H.C. Andersen's authorship, not only his fairytale production, but also his poetry, novelistic production, and his autobiographical work.

Title

Critical Thinking and Writing

Learning Outcome

Students will develop and implement critical thinking skills through close readings and interpretations of H.C. Andersen's literary production. This will be accomplished through various assignments and learning measures.