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Syllabus 2018-19 - 12212014 - Introduction to Literature in the English Language (Introducción a la literatura en lengua inglesa)

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  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Estudios ingleses
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Introduction to Literature in the English Language
CODE: 12212014 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 3
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 1 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: SÁNCHEZ CALLE, Mª PILAR
DEPARTMENT: U115 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
FIELD OF STUDY: 345 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
OFFICE NO.: D2 - 228 E-MAIL: psanchez@ujaen.es P: 953211827
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 3
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

1. Geoffrey Chaucer, "The General Prologue" (1387) (extract, lines 1-18)

2. William Shakespeare,  Romeo and Juliet, Act 2 (1594-95)

   John Donne, "The Flea" (  Songs and Sonnets, 1633)

3. Daniel Defoe,  Moll Flanders (1722) (extract)

4. John Keats, "To Autumn" (1820)

    Charles Dickens, "The Signalman" (1866)

 5. T.S. Eliot, "The Burial of the Dead", extract from The Waste Land (1922)

    Isaac Rosenberg, "Break of Day in the Trenches" (1922)

    Kazuo Ishiguro, "A Family Supper" (1981)

    Richard Beard, "Hearing Myself Think" (2007)

6. Anne Bradstreet, "To My Dear and Loving Husband" (1678)

    Mary Rowlandson, "The First Removal", from   A  Narrative of the Captivity and  Restauration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson (1682)

7. Edgar Allan Poe, "The Cask of Amontillado" (1846)

    Walt Whitman,  Leaves of Grass (1855) (extracts, sections 1 and 6)

    Emily Dickinson, Poems 61 (c. 1859) and 449 (c.1869)

    Theodor Dreiser, "Old Rogaum and his Theresa" (1901)

    William Carlos Williams, "The Red Wheelbarrow" (1923) 

8. Sylvia Plath, "I am Vertical" (1963)

    Raymond Carver, "What We Talk About when We Talk About Love" (1981)

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Lectures will be devoted to the analysis of the social and historical background of the chosen authors and works.We will use the subject's handbook and the teacher's presentations of the lectures, which will be uploaded to the web.

Practical sessions will focus on the reading and analysis of the selected works, which belong to different periods of English and American literature. Those texts and a reading guide will be available in the "plataforma de docencia virtual". Students must read and study them before the practical sessions. They should also be prepared to discuss them with the teacher and other classmates.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

The final mark includes:

a) Active participation in class discussions and group work

b) Final exam, where the following aspects will be evaluated:The exam will evaluate students' knowledge about the following issues:

-Students' knowledge about English and American literary history since the beginnings till the contemporary age (Short questions and essay-like questions)

-Identification of the most relevant works and authors

-Literary comments on a selection of texts

c) A short essay will be written during a one-hour session. It will focus on a text previously read by the students.

The assessment procedure S1 develops competences  CB2, CB4, E01and G11. These competences lead to learning outcomes R10 and  R11.

The assessment procedure S2 develops competences CB1, E12, E13, E22 and E23. These competences lead to learning outcomes R13, R14 and R20.

The assessment procedure S3 develops competences CB3, CB5, E15 and G04. These competences lead to learning outcomes R04 and R15.

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • The Penguin guide to literature in english: Britain and Ireland. Edition: -. Author: Carter, Ronald.. Publisher: London [etc.] : Penguin Books , 2010.
    • Notes: Este será el libro de texto que utilizaremos en clase y que los alumnos deben comprar
     (Library)
  • From puritanism to postmodernism: a history of american literature. Edition: -. Author: Ruland, Richard. Publisher: London: Penguin, 1991  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • La literatura de Estados Unidos desde sus orígenes hasta la Primera Guerra Mundial. Edition: -. Author: Manuel Cuenca, Carme. Publisher: Madrid : Síntesis, 2006  (Library)
  • A brief history of English literature. Edition: -. Author: Peck, John, 1947-. Publisher: New York : Palgrave, 2002.  (Library)
  • English literature in context. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.  (Library)
  • The Routledge history of literature in english: Britain and Ireland. Edition: -. Author: Carter, Ronald. Publisher: London ; New York: Routledge, 1997.
    • Notes: This is an extended version of the regular textbook
     (Library)
  • A journey through American literature . Edition: -. Author: Hayes, Kevin J. Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c2012  (Library)
  • The Norton anthology of English literature. Edition: 8th ed.. Author: -. Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, cop. 2006  (Library)
  • The Norton anthology of American literature. Edition: 5th ed. Author: -. Publisher: New York ; London: W. W. Norton & Company, cop. 1998  (Library)
  • Historia breve de las Islas Británicas. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Madrid : Sílex, 2007  (Library)