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Syllabus 2018-19 - 12212020 - New Literatures in English (Literaturas emergentes 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: New Literatures in English
CODE: 12212020 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 4 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: GARCÍA RAMÍREZ, PAOLA
DEPARTMENT: U115 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
FIELD OF STUDY: 345 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
OFFICE NO.: D2 - 227 E-MAIL: pagarcia@ujaen.es P: 953212217
WEBSITE: www.ujaen.es
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

1. Introduction to Postcolonial Theory.

1.1. Coming to terms with Postcolonial Theoretical Issues.

1.2. Postcolonial Theory and Critical Models of Analysis.

1.3. Postcolonial Literatures and Literary History.

2. African Literature Written in English

2.1. General context and historical conditions.

2.2. Main areas: Eastern Africa, Western Africa and Southern Africa.

3. Asian Literatura written in English

3.1. The complexity of the Asian frame.

3.2. Main areas: India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan.

4. Australiasian Literature written in English.

4.1. General context and historical conditions.

4.2. Main areas: Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific Islands.

5. Canadian and Caribbean Literatures written in English.

5.1. Canadian Writing: 

5.2. Caribbean Writing.

6. Chicano and Native-American Literatures:

6.1. Historical context

6.2. Main elements and topics.

6.3. Main writers.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Sessions will combine theoretical and practical issues to develop the contents explained in the syllabus. There will be as much theoretical as practical texts to analyse them following the Postcolonial frame of analysis. 

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

Structure, academic excellency and originality will be evaluated in essays, exams and theoretical questions. It will be necessary to have a good command of the English Language in terms of oral and written fluency. 

 

Correspondence between assessment procedures, competences and learning outcomes: 

S1: E23, E28, G04, G05, G07, R05, R07, R21.

S2: E11, E12, E13, E16, R04

S3: E17, R24.

 

 

Plagiarism will invalidate any essay or oral presentation. 

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • The empire writes back: theory and practice in post-colonial literatures. Edition: 2nd ed., repr. Author: Ashcroft, Bill. Publisher: London ; New York: Routledge, 2005  (Library)
  • The post-colonial studies reader. Edition: 2nd ed.. Author: -. Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.  (Library)
  • Things fall apart. Edition: -. Author: Achebe, Chinua. Publisher: Oxford: Heinemann, 1986  (Library)
  • A suitable boy. Edition: -. Author: Seth, Vikram. Publisher: London: Phoenix, 1995  (Library)
  • Oscar and Lucinda. Edition: -. Author: Peter Carey . Publisher: Penguin Paperback  (Library)
  • Lives of girls and women. Edition: -. Author: Munro, Alice, 1931-. Publisher: London [etc.]: Penguin Books, 1982  (Library)
  • The repeating island : the Caribbean and the postmodern perspective . Edition: -. Author: Benítez Rojo, Antonio. Publisher: Durham (North Caroline) : Duke University Press, 2001  (Library)