English literature 2 LM. Critical methodologies and textual interpretation (2015/2016)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S002945
Name of lecturer
Daniela Carpi
Coordinator
Daniela Carpi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/10 - ENGLISH LITERATURE
Language of instruction
English
Period
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2015 al Jan 9, 2016.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.10  
Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall S.11  

Learning outcomes

"From Postmodernism to Post-postmodernism. The English Novel from the 1960s onwards"

The course will move from the theories concerning the passage from modernism to postmodernism, in order to reach contemporary perspectives and revisions of the literary tradition.

Syllabus

TEXTS:
Doris Lessing, The Golden Notebook (1962)
Malcom Bradbury, Mensonge (1988)
John Fowles, Mantissa (1982)
Graham Swift, Waterland (1983)
Julian Barnes, Flaubert’s Parrot (1984)
Sheri Tepper, Beauty (2011)

CRITICAL TEXTS:

Steven Connor, The Cambridge Companion to Postmodernism, Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Linda Hutcheon, A Poetics of Postmodernism. History, Theory, Fiction, Routledge, 1988.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016