Informazioni sull’Insegnamento
Ciclo / Livello di Studi1. Corso di Laurea
Semestre di InsegnamentoWinter/Spring
Course ID600007969

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 equipe interdisciplinari
  • Produzione di nuove idee di ricerca
  • 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
  • Libro
  • Diapositive
  • Podcast
  • Audio
  • 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
Studio e analisi bibliografica783.1
Progetto (project)120.5
Elaborazione tesina/tesine190.8
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Prova scritta con rispote aperte (Formativa, Sommativa)
  • Prova scritta con soluzione di problemi (Formativa, Sommativa)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1) Three Gothic Novels, ed. Peter Fairclough, intro. Mario Praz. London: Penguin, 1986. [Walpole and Mary Shelley] 2) The Norton Anthology of English Literature, ed. Abrams et al., 8th ed., Vol. 2. [R.L. Stevenson, pp. 1645‒1686]  The texts can also be found full in various digital libraries online, e.g. HathiTrust Digital Library, The criticism and theoretical texts (indicated with bullets && in the course outline below) are available in the course folder in the School Library in the form of photocopied articles and book chapters. You may borrow the material for photocopying inside or outside the University. Alternatively, you can track the sources yourself in the library.
Additional bibliography for study
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY Ambrosini, Richard, ed. Robert Louis Stevenson: Writer of Boundaries. Univ. of Wisconsin P., 2006. Baldick, Chris. In Frankenstein’s Shadow: Myth, Monstrosity and Nineteenth-Century Writing. OUP, 1987. Baldick, Chris, ed. The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales. OUP, 1992. Barron, Neil. Horror Literature: A Reader’s Guide. Garland 1990. Botting, Fred. Gothic. Routledge 2005. Myi Library. Botting, Fred, ed. The Gothic. D.S. Brewer 2001. Botting, Fred. Limits of Horror: Technologies, Bodies, Gothic. Manchester UP, 2008. Clery, E.J. The Rise of Supernatural Fiction. CUP 1995. Cornwell, Neil. The Literary Fantastic: from Gothic to Postmodernism. 1990. DeLammote, Eugenia. Perils of the Night: A Feminist Study of 19th Century Gothic. OUP, 1990. Duggett, Tom. Gothic Romanticism: Architecture, Politics and Literary form. Palgrave 2010. Ellis, Markman. The History of Gothic Fiction, Edinburgh University Press, 2001. Ellis, Kate Ferguson. The Contested Castle: Gothic Novels and the Subversion of Domestic Ideology. University of Illinois Press, 1987. Franklin, Caroline, ed. The Longman Anthology of Gothic Verse. Pearson Longman, 2011. Gamer, Michael. Romanticism and the Gothic: Genre, Reception, and Canon Formation. CUP, 2000. Haggerty, George. Gothic Fiction/Gothic Form. Pennsylvania State Univ. Press, 1989. Heiland, Donna. Gothic and Gender: an Introduction. Blackwell, 2004. PR830.T3H37 2004 Hogle, Jerrold E., ed. The Cambridge Companion to Gothic Fiction. CUP 2002. Hoeveler, Diane Long. Gothic Feminism: The Professionalization of Gender from Charlotte Smith to the Brontes. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998. Hopkins, Lisa. Screening the Gothic. University of Texas, 2005. Larrissy, Edward, ed. Romanticism and Postmodernism. CUP, 1999. Levine, G.L. The Endurance of Frankenstein: Essays on Mary Shelley’s Novel. University of California Press, 1982. Maxwell, Richard. The Cambridge Companion to Fiction in the Romantic Period. CUP, 2008. Meyers, Helene. Femicidal Fears. Narratives of the Female Gothic Experience. Albany 2001. McCalman, Iain et al. eds. An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age: British Culture 1776-1832. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. [Reference guide] Mighall, Robert. A Geography of Victorian Gothic Fiction: Mapping History's Nightmares. Oxford University Press, 2003. Morton, Timothy, ed. A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. London: Routledge, 2002. Mulvey, Roberts Marie. The Handbook to Gothic Literature. Macmillan 1998. Norton, Rictor. Gothic Readings: The First Wave, 1764-1840. Leicester UP, 2000. Punter, David. A Companion to the Gothic. London: Blackwell, 2001. Punter, David. The Literature of Terror: A History of Gothic fictions from 1765 to the Present Day. Longman, 1996. Punter, David, and Glennis Byron. The Gothic. Blackwell, 2004. Ref PR830.T3P856 2004 Ricchetti, John, ed. The Cambridge Companion to 18th Century Fiction. Sage, Victor. The Gothic Novel: A Casebook. Macmillan, 1990. Smith, Andrew. Gothic Modernisms. Palgrave, 2001. Smith, Andrew. Gothic Radicalism: Literature, Philosophy and Psychoanalysis in the 19th Century. Macmillan 2000. Schmitt, Cannon. Alien Nation: 19th‒Century Gothic Fictions and English Nationality. Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1997. Schor, Esther, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley. Cambridge: CUP, 2003. Spooner, Catherine, ed. The Routledge Companion to Gothic. Routledge, 2007. Watt, James. Contesting the Gothic: Fiction, Genre and Cultural Conflict 1764‒1832. CUP, 2006. Wollstonecraft Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus: the Original Two-Volume Novel of 1816-1817 from the Bodleian Library Manuscripts. Ed. Charles Robinson. Oxford: Bodleian Library, 2008. Williams, Anne. Art of Darkness: A Poetics of Gothic. Univ. of Chicago Press, 1995. Wright, Angela. Gothic Fiction. Palgrave 2007.
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