Instruction

Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 16.9.2020 - 16.9.2020
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 14.10.2020 - 14.10.2020
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 4.11.2020 - 4.11.2020
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 2.12.2020 - 2.12.2020
Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 29.7.2020 - 29.7.2020
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 8.7.2020 - 8.7.2020
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 17.6.2020 - 17.6.2020
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 15.5.2020 - 15.5.2020
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 3.4.2020 - 3.4.2020
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 13.3.2020 - 13.3.2020
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 14.2.2020 - 14.2.2020
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 17.1.2020 - 17.1.2020
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 22.11.2019 - 22.11.2019
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 1.11.2019 - 1.11.2019
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 11.10.2019 - 11.10.2019
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 20.9.2019 - 20.9.2019
Kuinka runoutta luetaan, analysoidaan ja tutkitaan (KOK-K228/SKO240b/SKO350) 5 Cr Course 9.9.2019 - 2.12.2019
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 24.7.2019 - 24.7.2019
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 3.7.2019 - 3.7.2019
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 12.6.2019 - 12.6.2019
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 24.5.2019 - 24.5.2019
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 29.3.2019 - 29.3.2019
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 22.2.2019 - 22.2.2019
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 8.2.2019 - 8.2.2019
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 18.1.2019 - 18.1.2019
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 16.11.2018 - 16.11.2018
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 2.11.2018 - 2.11.2018
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 5.10.2018 - 5.10.2018
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 14.9.2018 - 14.9.2018
Kuinka runoutta luetaan, analysoidaan ja tutkitaan (KIR-313/KOK-K228/SKO240b/SKO350) 5 Cr Course 10.9.2018 - 10.12.2018
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 25.7.2018 - 25.7.2018
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 4.7.2018 - 4.7.2018
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 13.6.2018 - 13.6.2018
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 27.4.2018 - 27.4.2018
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 6.4.2018 - 6.4.2018
Runon rakenne ja analyysi (KIR-313/SKO350/KOK-K228/SKO240b) 5 Cr Lecture Course 16.3.2018 - 4.5.2018
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 9.2.2018 - 9.2.2018
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 19.1.2018 - 19.1.2018
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 24.11.2017 - 24.11.2017
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 3.11.2017 - 3.11.2017
Theory of Poetry 5 Cr General Examination 6.10.2017 - 6.10.2017
Kuinka runoutta luetaan, analysoidaan ja tutkitaan (KIR-313/SKO240b/SKO350) 5 Cr Course 11.9.2017 - 4.12.2017

Target group

The Master's Programme in Literary Studies is responsible for the course.

The course is an optional part of the following modules:

  • KIR-T300 Literary Studies, Advanced Studies, at least 90 cr
  • KIR-O300 Literary Studies, Advanced Studies, Subject Teacher Education, 60 cr
  • KIR-301 Literary Studies, Optional Advanced Studies, 60 cr
  • KIR-310 Theory and Methods of Literary Studies, Module, 15 cr

The course is also available to students of the Master's Programme in Art Studies as part of the module KIR-Y300 Comparative Literature, Advanced Studies, 60 cr.

The course is available to students from other degree programmes.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students will have acquired advanced understanding of the theory of poetry and its central research methodology. Students will be able to critically evaluate the applicability of different theoretical approaches to analysing poetry.

Timing

The course is not offered every year, but it can also be completed as a book examination at a Faculty examination session.

Contents

The course focuses on the central concepts and models of the theory and research of poetry. These include analysing the rhythm, speaker, imagery and the complete works from a variety of perspectives.

Study materials

The literature will be agreed upon with the master’s thesis supervisor.

For 5 credits 2­–3 works or about 600–700 pages for example of the following works:

The Theory of Lyrics:

Culler: Theory of the Lyric

Janss, Melberg & Refsum: Lyrikens liv. Introduktion till att läsa dikt

Lilja: Poesins rytmik

Perloff: Differentials: Poetry, Poetics, Pedagogy

Työmaana runous: Runoudentutkimuksen nykysuuntauksia. Toim. Kainulainen, Lummaa ja Seutu

Thesis and monographs:

Enwald: Pohjajään ilo; Haapala: Kaipaus ja kielto; Hollsten: Ei kattoa, ei seiniä; Kainulainen: Kun sanat eivät riitä; Karhu: Säkeiden synty; Kaunonen: Sanojen palatsi; Lankinen: Ajatus kuluttaa kiveä; Lummaa: Kui trittitii! Finnish Avian Poetrics, Seutu: Olla elävän sanat; Viikari: Ääneen kirjoitettu

Assessment practices and criteria

Graded on a scale of 0–5.

Completion methods

Lecture or practicum course, or a written examination.