Litteraturhistoria i Gymnasiet: En undersökning över hur nationalitet skapas i läromedel och hur det förhåller sig till läroplanen för Svenska i gymnasiet
Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
This essay discusses the problem of literary history in the Swedish school system. The aim of the essay is to discuss whether the textbook, Den Levande litteraturen, in literary history for Swedish high school students measures up to the demands of the curriculum in terms of obtaining knowledge about international literature and the historical and cultural framework that surrounds it. The essay establishes a theoretical framework that is used to distinguish the discourse that permeates the textbook and how it affects the means of sustaining the curriculum and the problems it may create.The textbook is broken down chronologically and analyzed showing quotes that points towards national and orientalistic discourses which in turn are discussed put in relation to the curriculum and the effects that these discourses might have on education in Swedish and literary history.This is in turn problematized with the current theories regarding comparative literary history.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 53 p.
Interkulturell komparativ litteraturhistoria, diskursanalys, läromedel, textanalys, orientalism, postkolonial teori
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-15277OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-15277DiVA: diva2:488724
Subject / course
UppsokSocial and Behavioural Science, Law
Hållsten, Stina, Högskolelektor
Lindqvist, Beatriz, Docent