Informazioni sull’Insegnamento
Ciclo / Livello di Studi1. Corso di Laurea
Semestre di InsegnamentoWinter/Spring
Course ID600006634

Programma di Studio: 2018-2019

Registered students: 0
IndirizzoTipo di FrequenzaSemestreAnnoECTS
KORMOSFacoltativo a scelta liberaWinter/Spring-6

Informazioni sull’Insegnamento
Anno Accademico2016 – 2017
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Area Scientifica
Organizzazione della Didattica
  • In presenza
Materiali Online
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Inglese (Insegnamento, Esame)
Abilita’ Generali
  • Applicazione pratica delle conoscenze acquisite
  • Ricerca, analisi e raccolta dati e informazioni, con l’utilizzo di tecnologie adeguate
  • Adattamento a nuove situazioni
  • Presa di decisione
  • Lavoro autonomo
  • Lavoro in gruppo
  • Lavoro in contesto internazionale
  • Lavoro in equipe interdisciplinari
  • Produzione di nuove idee di ricerca
  • Progettazione e gestione di progetti
  • Rispetto verso la diversita’ e la multiculturalita’
  • Dimostrare responsabilità sociale, professionale e morale e sensibilità verso i problemi di genere
  • Fare riflessioni critiche e autocritiche
  • Promuovere il pensiero indipendente, creativo e intuitivo
Tipologia di Materiale Didattico
  • Audio
  • Materiale multimediale
  • Esercizi interattivi
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Uso delle TIC   nell’ insegnamento
  • Uso delle TIC nella comunicazione con gli studenti
Organizzazione dell’Insegnamento
ActivitiesCarico di LavoroECTSIndividualeGruppoErasmus
Insegnamento interattivo in Piattaforma Digitale30.1
Elaborazione tesina/tesine391.6
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Prova scritta con rispote aperte (Formativa, Sommativa)
  • Prova scritta con soluzione di problemi (Formativa, Sommativa)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Roland Barthes. “The Eiffel Tower”. The Eiffel Tower and Other Mythologies. Trans. Richard Howard. New York: Farrar, Straus and Ciroux Inc., 1977. Martin Jay. “Scopic regimes of modernity”. Modernity and Identity. Ed. Scott Lash and Jonathan Friedman. Oxford: Blackwell, 1992. Joseph Conrad. Heart of Darkness. The Norton Anthology of English Literature. New York and London: W.W. Norton and Company, 1993. Edward Said. Extract from Orientalism: A Critical and Cultural Theory Reader. Ed. Antony Easthope and Kate McGawan. James Joyce. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Ed. R. B. Kershner. Boston: Bedford Books of St Martin’s Press, 1993 (first edition 1916). Virginia Woolf. “Modern Fiction”. Collected Essays, Vol. 1. Ed. Leonard Woolf. London: Chatto and Windus, 1966 (PR6045 072A16). Virginia Woolf. To the Lighthouse. London: Penguin Books, 1966 (first edition 1927). Georg Lukacs. “The ideology of modernism”. 20th-Century Literary Criticism: A Reader. Ed. David Lodge. London and New York: Longman, 1972 (PN94.L6). Bertolt Brecht. “The modern theatre is the epic theatre”. Brecht on Theatre: The Development of an Aesthetic. London: Methuen, 1974.
Additional bibliography for study
Modernism/Modernity - Armstrong, Tim. Modernism: A Cultural History. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2005. (PS228.M63A76) - Bradbury, Malcolm and James McFarlane, eds. Modernism: A Guide to European Literature 1890-1930. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1991. (see especially chapters 1, 2 and 6) (PN56.M54M6) - Brooker, Peter, ed. Modernism/Postmodernism. London and New York: Longman, 1992. (PN771.M6175) - Butler, Christopher. Early Modernism: Literature, Music and Painting in Europe 1900-1916. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994. (focus on the relationship between modernist literature and art) (NX542.B88) - DeKoven, Marianne. “The Politics of Modernist Form”. New Literary History 23.3 (summer 1992): 675-90. (a must) (*) - Hayman, David. Re-forming the Narrative: Towards a Mechanics of Modernist Fiction. Ithaca: Cornell U P, 1987. (PN3383.N35H38) - Kolocotroni, Vassiliki, Jane Goldman and Olga Taxidou, eds. Modernism: an Anthology of Sources and Documents. Edinburgh: Edinburgh U P, 1998. (an excellent reader, which makes available excerpts from seminal texts on the emergence of modernism, its aesthetics, its formulations and its manifestos) - Levenson, Michael, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Modernism. New York: Cambridge U P, 1999. (see especially Michael Bell’s “The Metaphysics of Modernism”: accessible and useful / David Trotter’s “The Modernist Novel”: a useful and brief account of modernist novel writing) (PN56.M54C36) - Nicholls, Peter. Modernisms: A Literary Guide. London: Macmillan, 1995. (PN56.M54N53) - Stevenson, Randall. Modernist Fiction. New York: Prentice Hall, 1997. (PR888.M63S74) Modernism, Empire and Joseph Conrad - Achebe, Chinua, “An image of Africa: racism in Conrad’s Heart of Darkness”. Postcolonial Criticism. Bart Moore-Gilbert, Gareth Stanton and Willy Malley, eds. London and New York: Longman 1997. (*) - Booth, J. Howard and Nigel Rigby, eds. Modernism and Empire. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2000. - Goonetillke, D.C.R.A. “Ironies of Progress: Joseph Conrad and Imperialism in Africa”. Literature and Imperialism. Robert Giddings, ed. London: Macmillian, 1991. (*) - Cox, C.B. Joseph Conrad. The Modern Imagination. London: Rowman and Littlefield, 1974. (PR6005.04266) - Jameson, Fredric. “Modernism and Imperialism”. Nationalism, Colonialism and Literature. Terry Eagleton, Fredric Jameson, Edward Said. London and Minneaplois: U of Minnesota P, 1990. (PR8753.N38) - Jordan, Glenn and Chris Weedon. Cultural Politics: Class, Gender, Race and the Postmodern World. Oxford: Blackwell, 1995. (see especially “Primitives, Politics and the Avant-garde: Modern Art and its Others”, pp. 315-94 and “Dialogues: Race and the Cultural Politics of the Avant-garde”, pp. 395-431) (NX180.S6.J66) - Kabbani, Rana. Imperial Fictions: Europe’s Myths of the Orient. London: Pandora, 1994. (accesible account of the myths of the West has constructed about the East over the centuries) (DS35.7KJ2) - North, Michael. The Dialect of Modernism: Race, Language, and Twentieth-Century Literature. New York: Oxford U P, 1994 (PS153.N5N67) - Stape, J.H. The Cambridge Companion to Joseph Conrad. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2004. (PR6005.O4Z569) James Joyce - Attridge, Derek, ed. The Cambridge Companion to James Joyce. Cambridge: Cambridge U P, 1990. (PR6019.09Z52637) - Attridge, Derek, Post-Structuralist Joyce: Essays from the French. Cambridge, Cambridge U P, 1984. (PR6019.09Z78234) - Beja Morris, ed. James Joyce: Dubliners and a Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, a Casebook. London: Macmillan; 1973. (PR6019.09P6433) - Cheng, Vincent J. and Timothy Martin, eds. Joyce in Context. Cambridge, Cambridge U P, 1992 (PR6019.09Z6647) - Henke, Suzette A. James Joyce and the Politics of Desire. New York and London: Routledge, 1990. (PR6019.09Z5815) Women and Modernism - Benstock, Shari. Women of the Left Bank. London: Virago Press, 1986. (PS151.B46) - Gilbert, Sandra and Susan Gubar, No Man’s Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century. New Haven: Yale U P, 1988 (see especially chapter 3: “Tradition and the Female Talent: Modernism and Masculinism”) (PR116.G54) - Hanscombe, Gillian and Virginia L. Smyers. Writing for their Lives: The Modernist Women, 1910-1940. London: The Women’s Press, 1987. (PR478.M6H36) - Linett, Maren Tova, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Women Writers. Cambridge UP, 2010. (PN56.M54C365) - Scott, Bonnie Kime, ed. The Gender of Modernism: A Critical Anthology. Bloomington: Indiana U P, 1990. (a useful general introduction and information on individual women writers) - Trodd, Anthea. “Women in Early Twentieth Century Culture”. Women Writing in English: Britain 1900-1945. London and New York, Longman, 1988. (*) Virginia Woolf - Abel, Elizabeth. Virgina Woolf and the Fiction of Psychoanalysis. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1989. (PR6045.07Z25534) - Caughie, Pamela, ed. Virginia Woolf in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction. New York: Garland Publications, 2000. (PR6045.072Z89233) - Da Silva, N. Takei. Modernism and Virginia Woolf. Windsor: Windsor Publications, 1990. (PR6045.072Z584) - DiBattista, Maria. Virginia Woolf’s Major Novels: the Fables of Anon. New Haven: Yale U P, 1980. (PR6045.072Z2615) - Marcus, Jane. Virginia Woolf and the Languages of Patriarchy. Bloomington: Indiana U P, 1987. (PR6045.07Z299) - Roe, Sue and Susan Sellers. The Cambridge Companion to Virginia Woolf. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2000. (PR6045.O72Z5655)
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