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LETTERATURA INGLESE
ENGLISH LITERATURE

A.A. CFU
2018/2019 8
Docente Email Ricevimento studenti
Jan Marten Ivo Klaver as published on Departmental website
Didattica in lingue straniere
Insegnamento interamente in lingua straniera Inglese
La didattica è svolta interamente in lingua straniera e l'esame può essere sostenuto in lingua straniera.

Assegnato al Corso di Studio

Lingue Straniere e Studi Interculturali (LM-37)
Curriculum: TRADUZIONE EDITORIALE E FORMAZIONE LINGUISTICA
Giorno Orario Aula
Giorno Orario Aula

Obiettivi Formativi

This course analyses Charles Kingsley’s Water-Babies (1863), Christina Rossetti's 'Goblin Market' (1862) and Speaking Likenesses (1874), and George MacDonald's Princess and the Goblin (1872) as works of Mid-Victorian fantasy. The course aims at providing students with a firm understanding of the literary, religious and cultural scene of the mid-Victorian Period. During the course students will acquire the necessary linguistic and critical tools to analyze works of literature, discuss literary works using the correct terminology, and be encouraged to make autonomous judgments. 

Programma

1 - Victorian Fantasy - an introduction

2 - Charles Kingsley, The Water-Babies

3 - Christina Rossetti, 'Goblin Market' and Speaking Likenesses

3 - George MacDonald, Princess and the Goblin

Eventuali Propedeuticità

16 CFU in English Literature in previous BA course

Risultati di Apprendimento (Descrittori di Dublino)

- Knowledge and understanding: students will acquire a good understanding of the essential social-historical and social-cultural factors underpinning the period of study, and will be able to approach English literary studies with the appropriate critical instruments and methods.  

- Applying knowledge and understanding: students will have the linguistic, cultural and critical abilities to describe and analyse English Literature.

- Making judgements: students will acquire the critical ability to judge and evaluate literary texts and will be able to express autonomous opinions on social-literary subjects of different historical periods. 

- Communication skills: students will be trained to have an open and unprejudiced attitude to different realities and periods and express themselves in appropriate language.

- Learning skills: students will possess the necessary methodological skills, the critical abilities, bibliographical knowledge and research skills to continue their studies in the field. 

Materiale Didattico

Il materiale didattico predisposto dal docente in aggiunta ai testi consigliati (come ad esempio diapositive, dispense, esercizi, bibliografia) e le comunicazioni del docente specifiche per l'insegnamento sono reperibili all'interno della piattaforma Moodle › blended.uniurb.it

Attività di Supporto

Use of audiovisual aids is an integral part of the programme. The course will be held in English.  


Modalità Didattiche, Obblighi, Testi di Studio e Modalità di Accertamento

Modalità didattiche

Lectures. During classes students will be asked to present their own reading of some passages (these activities will be graded and are part of the final mark).

Testi di studio
  • Jan Marten Ivo Klaver, The Apostle of the Flesh: A Critical Life of Charles Kingsley, pp. 496-527 (Brill, 2006), ISBN-10: 9004151281
  • Stephen Prickett, Victorian Fantasy, pp. 139-172 (Baylor University Press, 2005),  ISBN 1-932792-30-9
Modalità di
accertamento

Written exam. Students are asked to comment on two of three given passages from Kingsley, Rossetti and MacDonald's works and explain their importance as Victorian Fantasies and/or what they reveal about the mid-Victorian literary, religious and cultural scene. Reference to movie interpretations or illustrations is possible, as is comparison to passages in the other novels or poems on the reading list.

Exam questions will be assessed for 50% on knowledge and understanding, and 50% on coherent, logical and correct expression of such knowledge and understanding. Comments should be in English; expected total length is about 400 words (200 words per question); allowed time is 50 minutes.

The programme above is valid only till January/February 2020.

Informazioni Aggiuntive per Studenti Non Frequentanti

Modalità didattiche

self study: non-attending students are expected to check out historical and cultural contexts on the internet. They are also invited to visit my page on Blended Learning Uniurb for further study materials.

Testi di studio
  • Jan Marten Ivo Klaver, The Apostle of the Flesh: A Critical Life of Charles Kingsley, pp. 496-527 (Brill, 2006), ISBN-10: 9004151281
  • Stephen Prickett, Victorian Fantasy, pp. 139-172 (Baylor University Press, 2005),  ISBN 1-932792-30-9
Modalità di
accertamento

Written exam. Students are asked to comment on two of three given passages from Kingsley, Rossetti and MacDonald's works and explain their importance as Victorian Fantasies and/or what they reveal about the mid-Victorian literary, religious and cultural scene. Reference to movie interpretations or illustrations is possible, as is comparison to passages in the other novels or poems on the reading list.

Exam questions will be assessed for 50% on knowledge and understanding, and 50% on coherent, logical and correct expression of such knowledge and understanding. Comments should be in English; expected total length is about 400 words (200 words per question); allowed time is 50 minutes.

The programme above is valid only till January/February 2020.

Note

Il corso sarà tenuto interamente in lingua inglese. The course will be taught entirely in English. The final exam and the bibliography are in English.

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