AJ25053 Walt Whitman

Filozofická fakulta
jaro 2018
Rozsah
0/2/0. 2 kr. (plus 3 za zk). Doporučované ukončení: zk. Jiná možná ukončení: z.
Vyučující
doc. Michael Matthew Kaylor, PhD. (přednášející)
Garance
Jeffrey Alan Vanderziel, B.A.
Katedra anglistiky a amerikanistiky - Filozofická fakulta
Kontaktní osoba: Tomáš Hanzálek
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Katedra anglistiky a amerikanistiky - Filozofická fakulta
Rozvrh
Po 12:30–14:05 G22
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Mateřské obory
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Cíle předmětu
At the end of the course, students will be able to critically evaluate the canonical, stylistic, socio-cultural, and other issues surrounding a writer such as Walt Whitman, discuss the writings of others with sensitivity and appreciation, and have a greater understanding of the contexts of American 19th-century poetry.
Osnova
  • Week 1: Introduction: "The Sleepers," in Walt Whitman, LEAVES OF GRASS: COMPREHENSIVE READER’S EDITION, edited by Harold W. Blodgett and Sculley Bradley (New York: New York University Press, 1965), pp. 424-433. Week 2: "Preface" to LEAVES OF GRASS, 1855 (CRE, 709-729). Weeks 3-4: "Song of Myself" (CRE, 28-89). Week 5: "Children of Adam" (CRE, 90-111). Week 6: "Calamus" (CRE, 112-136). Week 7: "Sea-Drift" (CRE, 246-263). Week 8: "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry" (CRE, 159-165), "Passage to India" (CRE, 411-421), and "Prayer of Columbus" (CRE, 421-423). Weeks 9-10: "Drum-Taps" (CRE, 279-327). Week 11: "Memories of President Lincoln" (CRE, 328-339). Week 12: "Autumn Rivulets" (CRE, 356-402). Week 13: "Songs of Parting" (CRE, 488-506).
Literatura
  • Murphy, Francis, edited, WALT WHITMAN: A CRITICAL ANTHOLOGY (Baltimore, MD: Penguin, 1969)
  • Whitman, Walt, LEAVES OF GRASS: COMPREHENSIVE READER’S EDITION, edited by Harold W. Blodgett and Sculley Bradley (New York: New York University Press, 1965)
  • Kummings, Donald D. A COMPANION TO WALT WHITMAN (Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009)
  • Brasher, Thomas L., edited, WALT WHITMAN: THE EARLY POEMS AND THE FICTION (New York: New York University Press, 1963)
  • Price, Kenneth M., edited, WALT WHITMAN: THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEWS (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996)
  • Hindus, Milton, edited, WALT WHITMAN (London: Routledge, 1997)
  • Martin, Robert K., edited, THE CONTINUING PRESENCE OF WALT WHITMAN: THE LIFE AFTER THE LIFE (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1992)
  • Fone, Byrne R. S., MASCULINE LANDSCAPES: WALT WHITMAN AND THE HOMOEROTIC TEXT (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1992)
  • Bowers, Fredson, edited, WHITMAN’S MANUSCRIPTS: "LEAVES OF GRASS" (1860): A PARALLEL TEXT (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1955)
  • Greenspan, Ezra, edited, THE CAMBRIDGE COMPANION TO WALT WHITMAN (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995)
  • Moon, Michael, DISSEMINATING WHITMAN: REVISION AND CORPOREALITY IN "LEAVES OF GRASS" (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1991)
Výukové metody
Seminars, 1½ hours per week.
Metody hodnocení
For credit, students will be expected to write an essay (10 pages, typed, double-spaced). It should have a well-crafted thesis, should be scholarly in tone, and should endeavor to support all claims textually through the materials engaged during this course. Final grades will be divided in the following proportion: 20% for attendance and class participation; 80% for the essay.
Vyučovací jazyk
Angličtina
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