English Literature 2 LM (2011/2012)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S02546
Name of lecturer
Daniela Carpi
Coordinator
Daniela Carpi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/10 - ENGLISH LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
I semestre dal Oct 3, 2011 al Jan 14, 2012.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.10  
Wednesday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.10  

Learning outcomes

The course intends to analyse the English Gothic novel from the perspective of the literary fantastic and the sublime and as a reaction to Enlightenment.

Syllabus

The English Gothic novel

TESTI:
H.Walpole, The Castle of Otranto, 1765
A.Radcliffe, The Mysteries of Udolpho, 1794
M.Lewis, The Monk, 1797
M.Shelley, Frankenstein, 1818
B.Stoker, Dracula, 1897

TESTI CRITICI:
Botting, Gothic, The New Critical Idiom, Routledge, 1996
M.Billi ed., Il Gotico Inglese, Bologna,Il Mulino, 1986;
E.Burke, A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful , 1757

THE LESSONS WILL BE IN ENGLISH

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will be an oral discussion about the texts of the course