Literature of English-speaking Countries (2009/2010)

Course code
4S00866
Name of lecturer
Carla Sassi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
L-LIN/10 - ENGLISH LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
II semestre dal Feb 22, 2010 al May 31, 2010.

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.6  
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.7  
Thursday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.6  

Learning outcomes

Drawing on recent postcolonial and diaspora theories the course aims at investigating the representation of the diasporic experience in a series of novels from different regions of the English-speaking world. The course will focus in particular on the formation and development of diasporic identities and their retention as represented in literary texts, and will explore notions of home/abroad and the modern expatriate/immigrant’s experience of re-homing.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam