FF:AJ54011 Aspects of Comparison: Br. Lit - Course Information
AJ54011 Topics in Literature: Aspects of Comparison in the Twentieth Century British LiteratureFaculty of Arts
- Extent and Intensity
- 0/0/0. 7 credit(s) (plus 3 credits for an exam). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- John Christopher Fennelly, B.A. (lecturer)
Stephen Paul Hardy, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- Jeffrey Alan Vanderziel, B.A.
Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Tomáš Hanzálek
Supplier department: Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
- Fri 13:00–14:40 G32
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- English Language and Literature (programme FF, N-FI)
- Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in English Language and Literature (programme FF, N-SS)
- Course objectives
- This year's course will follow a comparative approach to aspects of twentieth and twenty-first poetry. The aim of the course will be to consider and compare how individual poets shape their use of langauage in a variety of contexts, social, geographical and political.
- Learning outcomes
- Participants who have completed the course will have gained an understanding of the work of writers from the perspective of a variety of considerations, including formal, historical socio-cultural, regional and aesthetic factors.
- Week 1:Feb.21st: Introductory Week 2:Feb.28th:Thomas Hardy: Neutral Tones; A Broken Appointment;The Self-unseeing;After a Journey; At Castle Boterel. Week 3: March6th:W.B. Yeats: Down by the Sally Gradens; The Lake Isle of Innisfree;When You are Old; Who goes with Fergus?;The Secret Rose;September 1913;Easter 1916;Among Schoolchildren: Byzantium;Crazy Jane on God; Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishop;The Circus Animals' Desertion Week 4:March 13th: 'War Poets': Edward Thomas: Like The Touch of Rain,Over the Hills, Adlestrop, Rain over the Hills, Lob, In Memoriam (Easter 1915)At the Teams'Head-Brass; David Jones In Parenthesis: Starlight Order Week 5: March 20th: Ezra Pound:In a Station of the Metro; William Carlos Williams: so much depends upon: T.S.Eliot: The Love Song of Alfred J Prufrock, The Waste Land, Four Quartets: Burnt Norton Week 6: March 27th: Philip Larkin:Church Going;Ignorance;An Arundel Tomb;Home is So Sad; Talking in Bed; Dockery and Son; High Windows; Annus Mirabilis; This Be The Verse; Going,Going Week 7: April 3rd: (D H Lawrence)/Ted Hughes Week 8: April 10th: Geoffrey Hill Week 9:April 17th: Tony Harrison Week 10:April 24th: Women's Poetry Week 11:May 1st: Irish Poetry Week 12:May 8th: Scottish/Welsh Poetry Week13: May 15th: W.H.Auden/Peter Reading/ Popular Poetry
- required literature
- Lawrence, D.H., The Complete Poems
- Prynne, J.H., Poems
- Eliot. T.S., Collected Poems
- Bunting Basil, Complete Poems
- Yeats ,W.B. Selected Poems
- Larkin, Philip, Collected Poems
- Hardy, Thoams (The Oxford Authors)
- Pound, Ezra, Personae: Selected Poems
- not specified
- Hughes, Ted, Selected Poems
- A Rage for Order: Poetry of the Northern Ireland Troubles
- WOOLF, Virginia. Jacob's room. Edited by Lawrence Norfolk - Elisabeth Bronfen. London: Vintage, 2004. xviii, 173. ISBN 0099478269. info
- In the cage. Edited by Henry James. London: Electric Book Co., 2001. 124 p. ISBN 1901843939. info
- The Aspern papers. Edited by Henry James. London: Electric Book Co., 2001. 122 p. ISBN 184327082X. info
- MANSFIELD, Katherine. The doll's house and other stories. Edited by Ann Ward. Harlow: Penguin Books, 1999. v, 55. ISBN 0582418119. info
- JOYCE, James. Dubliners. Edited by Terence Brown. London: Penguin Books, 1992. 316 s. ISBN 0-14-018554-2. info
- WOOLF, Virginia. To the lighthouse [Woolf, 1964]. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1964. 236 s. info
- LAWRENCE, David Herbert. England, my England. Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin Books, 1960. 189 s. ISBN 0-14-001482-9. info
- LAWRENCE, David Herbert. Love among the haystacks and other stories. Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin Books, 1960. 172 s. info
- MANSFIELD, Roger and Katherine MANSFIELD. The garden party and other stories [Mansfield, 1928, Constable]. London: Constable, 1928. 276 s. info
- MANSFIELD, Roger and Katherine MANSFIELD. Bliss and other stories. London: Constable, 1920. 279 s. info
- HARDY, Thomas. Life's little ironies : a set of tales with some colloquial sketches entitled A few crusted characters. Pocket ed. London: Macmillan, 1907. 301 s. info
- Teaching methods
- Teaching by close reading, group work and class discussion in the form of eleven ninety minute seminars.
- Assessment methods
- Assesment for the course will take the form of one essay of 7-10 pages(60%) and oral participation/attendance (40%).
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
The course is taught once in two years.
General note: 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".
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 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".
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