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INTEGRATED SKILLS 1/INTEGRATED SKILLS 1

PINNER Richard

영문 학과

2014 봄 학기/SPRING

강의 개요

This course is designed to allow students the chance to combine what they learned in the first year skills classes and apply them to join in discussions and express themselves on topics in literature both in spoken and written language. As part of the class, we will work together and collaborate on a class journal project which each student will contribute to. Class work will be conducted in groups and individually and students will often be required to lead sessions and present their own research.

Assessments are based on a set of options which students choose from in order to gain enough credits to pass the course. Therefore, the emphasis is very much on the students making decisions for themselves and demonstrating their own independence as learners and researchers. |The main works we will examine in the course will be Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath, The Beat Generation and Tolkien's High Fantasy world of Middle-earth. We will explore themes of language use, historical and cultural references and also literary theory and ways of interpreting literature.

사용 텍스트

Handouts will be provided by the teacher. You should buy a plastic-folder to hold them all together as you may need to refer back to work covered in previous lessons.

참고서

Sylvia Plath “Daddy” from Ariel| Ted Hughes “The Minotaur” from Birthday Letters|? William S. Burroughs “Ah Pook is Here” | Terry Eagleton Literary Theory: An Introduction | Anne Charters The Portable Beat Reader| JRR Tolkien we will look at a number of stories by Tolkien. Readers would do well to familiarise themselves by at least watching the film version of Lord of the Rings|

저자명/Authors:Sylvia Plath
서명/Title:"Daddy" from Ariel
출판사·출판년/Publisher.Year:Harper Collins. 1999

저자명/Authors:Ted Hughes
서명/Title:"The Minotaur" from Birthday Letters
출판사·출판년/Publisher.Year:Faber and Faber. 1998

저자명/Authors:Anne Charters
서명/Title:The Portable Beat Reader
출판사·출판년/Publisher.Year:Penguin. 1992

강의 스케줄

  강의 내용 강의 노트 강의 비디오 랭크
1 Introduction to the course: Explanation of assessments and overview of the lessons. Needs analysis.
2 Translations: Looking at translations of famous works. A guide to approaching difficult or new texts. Reading and note taking strategies.
1  2  3  4  5  6  7 
3 Films and Literature: Famous books that have been made into films and how to use them to compliment your study and enjoyment. 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8 
4 Generations and Genres: an overview of Literature - all of it! 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8 
5 Literary Theory: An introduction 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 
6 Literary Theory: Reader response 1  2  3  4  5  6  7 
7 Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes: An introduction 1  2  3  4  5  6 
8 Sylvia Plath: Daddy 1  2  3  4  5  6  7 
9 Sylvia Plath: Students'Reaction to Daddy 1  2  3  4  5  6  7 
10 Ted Hughes: The Minotaur 1  2  3  4  5  6  7 
11 Ted Hughes: Students'Reaction to The Minotaur
12 Ted and Sylvia: Discussion 1  2  3  4  5 
13 Parodies, interpretations and retellings: The Epic of Gilgamesh
14 Paranoid Fiction: Kafka, Burroughs, Orwell, Philip K Dick and who is that behind you? 1  2  3  4 
15 The Beat Generation: An introduction 1  2  3  4  5  6  7 
16 The Beats: Reading and discussion
17 Ah Pook is Here: Philosophy, ethics, verse and prose
18 Your favourite Beat: The best of a bad bunch? 1  2  3  4  5  6 
19 Dramatic Readings: Students present their readings and interpretations 1  2  3  4  5 
20 Literary Theory: Archetypal/Myth Criticism 1  2  3  4 
21 Tolkien's Middle-Earth: A mythology for England
22 The Silmarillion: “drawing splendour from|the vast backcloths” | 1  2  3 
23 The Children of Hurin: Torture, incest, betrayal and dragons 1  2  3  4  5 
24 Lord of the Rings: The book of the millennium
25 The languages of Middle Earth: Making culture from language
26 Working on the Class Journal 1  2  3  4  5 
27 Finalising the Class Journal
28 Wrap-up: Review of main points covered 1  2  3  4 
29 Exam Week
30 Exam Week