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Literary and Linguistic Perspectives on Speculative fiction

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: EN2111
Autumn 2019
25% Distance
Period: 2 September 2019 - 19 January 2020
2 Closed GU-13055
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The course deals with literary and linguistic perspectives on speculative fiction (a catch-all term for a number of genres that all have as a central feature some departure from the world as we perceive it, including, among other things, science fiction, fantasy, apocalyptic fiction, gothic fiction, horror literature. The course covers a wide range of topics, such as, for example, genre studies, speculative fiction as a literary dialogue, literature as social criticism, etc.

Course Syllabus


Requirements and Selection

Requirements: Bachelor of Arts Degree or equivalent.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 10 502 SEK
First payment: 10 502 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

E-mail:, Phone: 031-786 1795


Department of Languages & Literatures
Box 200
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Lundgrensgatan 1B

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