Informazioni sull’Insegnamento
Ciclo / Livello di Studi1. Corso di Laurea
Semestre di InsegnamentoWinter/Spring
Course ID600008026

Programma di Studio: 2018-2019

Registered students: 5
IndirizzoTipo di FrequenzaSemestreAnnoECTS

Informazioni sull’Insegnamento
Anno Accademico2018 – 2019
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Introduttivo
  • Area Scientifica
Organizzazione della Didattica
  • In presenza
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
  • Rispetto verso la diversita’ e la multiculturalita’
  • Dimostrare responsabilità sociale, professionale e morale e sensibilità verso i problemi di genere
  • Promuovere il pensiero indipendente, creativo e intuitivo
Tipologia di Materiale Didattico
  • Appunti
  • Audio
  • Materiale multimediale
  • Esercizi interattivi
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Uso delle TIC   nell’ insegnamento
  • Uso delle TIC nella didattica laboratoriale
  • Uso delle TIC nella comunicazione con gli studenti
  • Uso delle  TIC nella valutazione degli studenti
Organizzazione dell’Insegnamento
ActivitiesCarico di LavoroECTSIndividualeGruppoErasmus
Studio e analisi bibliografica50.2
Progetto (project)100.4
Elaborazione tesina/tesine50.2
Creazione artistica10.0
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Prova scritta semistrutturata con risposta breve (Formativa, Sommativa)
  • Prova scritta con rispote aperte (Sommativa)
  • Prova scritta con soluzione di problemi (Sommativa)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Week 1-2: Revolution and the Romantics • Edmund Burke, From Reflections on the Revolution in France (187-194) • Mary Wollstonecraft, From A Vindication of the Rights of Men (194-199) • William Blake, ‘The Chimney Sweeper’ (121, 128) • Percy Shelley, ‘England in 1819’ (790) Week 3: The Poetics of Romanticism: Theories about Poetry and the Poet • William Wordsworth, From ‘Preface to Lyrical Ballads’ (292-304) • William Wordsworth, ‘The Solitary Reaper’ (342) Week 4-5: The Victorians: Realism, Industrialism, Progress • Thomas Macauley, [Evidence of Progress] (1582-87) • Charlotte Bronte, From Jane Eyre (Suppl. 422) • Charles Dickens, From Dombey and Son (Suppl. 406-7) Week 6: From Slavery to Empire: Victorian Nationhood • Joseph Chamberlain, From The True Conception of Empire (1662-65) • J. A. Hobson, From Imperialism: A Study (1665) • Rudyard Kipling, “The White Man’s Burden” (1880-1881) Week 7-8: Modernist Fiction • Virginia Woolf, ‘Modern Fiction’ (2150-55), • Mina Loy “Feminist Manifesto” (2078-2081) • Katherine Mansfield, “Bliss” Week 9: Modernist Poetry • T. S. Eliot, ‘Tradition and the Individual Talent’ (2554-2559) • T. S. Eliot, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (2524) Week 10-11: Postmodernism • Baz Luhrmann’s William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet • Barbara Kruger, You Are Not Yourself • Roland Barthes, “The Death of the Author” • Adam Mars Jones “Structural Anthropology” Week 12: Postmodernism and gender • Margaret Atwood, “Women’s Novels” • Caryl Churchill, Top Girls Week 13: Decolonisation and Postcolonial Englishness • Jean Rhys, “The Day they Burned the Books” (2592-2598) • Jackie Kay, “In My Country”
Additional bibliography for study
Alexander, J.H. Reading Wordsworth. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987 (PR5881.A4) Bygrave, Stephen, ed. Romantic Writings. London: Routledge in association with the Open University Press, 1996 (PR457.R644) Clemit, Pamela. The Cambridge Companion to British Literature of the French Revolution in the 1790s. Cambridge: CUP, 2011 (PR448.S64C36 ) Curran, Stuart, ed. The Cambridge Companion to British Romanticism. Cambridge: CUP, 1993 (PR457.C33) Eaves, Morris, ed. The Cambridge Companion to William Blake. Cambridge: CUP, 2003 (PR4147.C36) Everest, Kelvin. English Romantic Poetry: An Introduction to the Historical Context and the Literary Scene. Milton Keynes: Open University Press, 1990 (PR571.E94) Gill, Stephen, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Wordsworth. Cambridge: CUP, 2003 (PR5888.C27) Johnson, Claudia L. The Cambridge Companion to Mary Wollstonecraft. Cambridge: CUP, 2002 (PR5841.W8Z64) Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution, 1790-1827. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1993 (PR129.F8K44) Kitson, Peter, ed. Coleridge, Keats, Shelley. London: Macmillan, 1996 (PR590.C57) McCalman, Iain et al. eds. An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age: British Culture 1776-1832. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. [Reference guide] Natarajan, Uttara. The Romantic Poets: A Guide to Criticism. Oxford: Blackwell, 2007 (PR590.R595) Prickett, Stephen, ed. The Romantics. London: Methuen, 1981 (PR457.R465) Ruston, Sharon. Romanticism. London: Continuum, 2007 (PR447.R8) Watson, J.R. English Poetry of the Romantic Period, 1789-1830. 2nd ed. London: Longman, 1992 (PR590.W33) Wu, Duncan, ed. A Companion to Romanticism. Ed. Duncan Wu. Oxford: Blackwell, 1998 (PR457.C58) Wu, Duncan. Romanticism: A Critical Reader. Oxford: Blackwell, 1995 (PR457.R645) Victorian Literature and Culture Belsey, Catherine. Critical Practice. London and New York: Routledge, 1980 (PN81.B395) Brantlinger, Patrick. A Companion to the Victorian Novel. 2006 (ΜΝΕΣ Library: PR830.N356P37) Brooks, Peter. Realist Vision. Yale UP, 2006 (PR878.R4B76) Cook, Chris. The Routledge Companion to Britain in the Nineteenth Century, 1815-1914. Routledge, 2005 (ΜΝΕΣ Library: Main Collection DA30.C8 2005) David, Deirdre. The Cambridge Companion to the Victorian Novel. Cambridge UP, 2001 (PR871.C17 2001) O’Gorman, Francis, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Culture. Cambridge: CUP, 2010 (DA533.C36) Raby, Peter. The Cambridge Companion to Oscar Wilde. Cambridge UP, 1997 (PR5824.C36) Richards, Bernard. English Poetry of the Victorian Period 1830-1890. London: Longman, 1988 (PR591.R5) Wheeler, Michael. English Fiction of the Victorian Period, 1830-1890. Longman, 1985 (PR871.W49 1985) Modernism 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) Bradshaw, David. A Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture. Blackwell, 2006. (PR5777.W37) 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. (NX542.B88) Hanscombe, Gillian E. and Virginia L. Smyers. Writing for their Lives: Modernist Women 1910 -1940. Northeastern University Press, 1988, c1987. (PR478.M6H36 1988) Levenson, Michael, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Modernism. New York: Cambridge UP, 1999. (PN56.M54C36) Nicholls, Peter. Modernisms: A Literary Guide. London: Macmillan, 1995. (PN56.M54N53) Stevenson, Randall. Modernist Fiction. New York: Prentice Hall, 1997. (PR888.M63S74) Tratner, Michael. Modernism and Mass Politics : Joyce, Woolf, Eliot, Yeats. Stanford UP, c1995. (PR478.P64T73) Postwar English Literature Arana, R. Victoria. Black British Writing. London: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2004. (PR 120.B55B58) Bentley, Nick. British Fiction of the 1990s. London: Routledge, 2005. (PR881.B7235) Boxall, Peter. Twenty-First Century Fiction: A Critical Introduction. Cambridge UP, 2013 (PR 889.B69) Brannigan, John. Orwell to the Present: Literature in England, 1945-2000. London: Palgrave, 2003. (PR471.B68) Carter, Ronald and John McRae. The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland. New York: Routledge, 1997. (PR83.C28) Childs, Peter. Contemporary Novelists: British Fiction since 1970. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. (PR881.C53) Connor, Steven. The English Novel in History, 1950-1995. London: Routledge, 1996. (PR888.H5C66) Dodsworth, Martin, ed. The Twentieth Century. London: Penguin Books, 1994. (R471.T94) Donnell, Alison. Companion to Contemporary Black British Culture. London and New York: Routledge, 2002. (Ref DA125.N4C63) English, James F. A Concise Companion to Contemporary British Fiction. Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. (PR881.C658) Hutcheon, Linda. A Poetics of Postmodernism: History, Theory, Fiction. New York: Routledge, 1988. (PN3503.H83) Lee, Alison. Realism and Power: Postmodern British Fiction. London: Routlege, 1990. (PR888.P69L4) McHale, Brian. Postmodernist Fiction. New York: Routledge, 1987. (PN3503.M24) Procter, James. Dwelling Places: Postwar Black British Writing. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2003. (PR120.B55P76) Sinfield, Alan, ed. Society and Literature, 1945-1970. London: Methuen, 1983. (PR471.S63) ------. Literature, Politics and Culture in Postwar Britain. London: Continuum, 2004. (PR478.P64S5) Stringer, Jenny, ed. The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English. Oxford: Oxford U P, 1996. (RefPR471.O94) Selden, Raman and Peter Widdowson. A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory. Third Edition. New York: Harverster Wheatsheaf, 1993. (PN94.S45) Stevenson, Randall. A Reader’s Guide to Twentieth-Century Novel in Britain. Lexington: The U P of Kentucky, 1993. (PR881.S75) Waugh, Patricia. Feminine Fictions: Revisiting the Postmodern. London: Routledge, 1989. (PR116.W38)
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