|Tuesday||8:30 AM - 10:00 AM||lesson||Lecture Hall T.10|
|Thursday||10:00 AM - 11:30 AM||lesson||Lecture Hall T.10|
“POSTMODERN REVISION OF THE FAIRY TALE”
The course intends to start with the definition of the concept of tradition and its revision in the postmodern period. Its focus will be on the theories concerning the fairy tale as a literary genre.
A.CARTER, The Bloody Chamber (1979)
A.S.BYATT, The Djinn in the Nigthingale's Eye (1998)
EMMA DONOGHUE, Kissing the Witch (1997)
TANITH LEE, White as Snow (2000)
SHERI S.TEPPER, Beauty (1992)
B) CRITICAL TEXTS:
T.S.ELIOT, “Tradition and Individual Talent.”
STEPHEN BENSON ed. , Contemporary Fiction and the Fairy Tale, Wayne State University Press, 2008.
C. BACCHILEGA, Postmodern Fairy Tales: Gender and Narrative Strategies, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997
The lessons will be in English. The exam will be an oral discussion in English on the various texts of the course.
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