AJ45011 Literatura USA (20. stol.)

Filozofická fakulta
podzim 2019
Rozsah
This course is NOT designated for Erasmus students! List of courses offerd by the Department of English and American studies for Erasmsus students is available at http://www.phil.muni.cz/wkaa/ under "Information for Erasmus students". 4 kr. (plus 2 za zk). Ukončení: zk.
Vyučující
Mgr. et Mgr. Jan Beneš, Ph.D. (přednášející)
Mgr. Bc. Tereza Walsbergerová (přednášející)
Garance
doc. PhDr. Jana Chamonikolasová, Ph.D.
Katedra anglistiky a amerikanistiky - Filozofická fakulta
Kontaktní osoba: Tomáš Hanzálek
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Katedra anglistiky a amerikanistiky - Filozofická fakulta
Rozvrh
každý lichý pátek 15:00–16:40 G22
Omezení zápisu do předmětu
Předmět je určen pouze studentům mateřských oborů.
Mateřské obory/plány
Cíle předmětu
Emphasizing the interconnections between literature and history, this course traces the development of US literature in the twentieth century. Reading a variety of genres, we will examine works by authors from different geographical regions and ethnic backgrounds.
The aims of the course include: to prepare students to read critically, to analyze both primary and secondary texts orally as well as in writing, to conduct literary research, to write research papers.
Osnova
  • Syllabus:
  • Session 1, Oct 11th: American Drama (Jan Beneš)
  • Readings: Edward Albee, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962)
  • Assignment: response paper (submit in IS)
  • Session 2, Oct 25th: African American Novel (Jan Beneš)
  • Readings: Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937)
  • Assignment: response paper
  • Session 3, Nov 8th: American Paranoid Fiction - Cold War Feminism (Tereza Walsbergerová)
  • Readings: Ira Levin, The Stepford Wives (1972)
  • Assignment: response paper
  • Session 4, Nov 22nd: American Paranoid Fiction (Tereza Walsbergerová)
  • Readings: Don DeLillo, White Noise (1985)
  • Assignment: response paper
  • Session 5, Dec 6th: Mexican American Literature (Jan Beneš)
  • Readings: Jennifer Clement, Prayers for the Stolen (2012)
  • Assignment: response paper
Literatura
  • ALBEE, Edward. Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Orig.). info
  • HURSTON, Zora Neale. Their eyes were watching God : a novel. Edited by Mary Helen Washington. 1st Perennial library ed. New York: Harper & Row, 1990. xiv, 207. ISBN 0060916508. info
  • DELILLO, Don. White noise. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1986. 326 s. ISBN 0140077022. info
Výukové metody
Class sessions will include mini-lectures, group and class discussions, writing short response papers and submitting a final research paper.
Vyučovací jazyk
Angličtina
Další komentáře
Studijní materiály
Předmět je vyučován jednou za dva roky.
This course is NOT designated for Erasmus students! List of courses offerd by the Department of English and American studies for Erasmsus students is available at http://www.phil.muni.cz/wkaa/ under "Information for Erasmus students".
Předmět je zařazen také v obdobích podzim 2009, podzim 2011, podzim 2013, podzim 2015, podzim 2017.
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