100年第2學期-0177 文討:哥德文學傳統 課程資訊

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選課分析

本課程名額為 15人,已有14人選讀,尚餘名額1人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
Attendance and Participation 10
Group Discussions 10
Reading Journals 20
Presentations of Issues, Authors, Books 20
Presentations of Research Paper 20
Research Paper 20

授課教師

Mieke Desmet

教育目標

1. Students will attempt to define the Gothic Tradition as part of literature and culture and will trace a genealogy of the Gothic Tradition from the 18th century novel to contemporary literature, film and digital culture. 2. Students will study the Gothic Tradition within the historical, social, and philosophical contexts of the Enlightenment, Romanticism, Victorian period, Modernism and Postmodernism. 3. Students will examine a wide range of gothic texts aimed at adults and at young adults from different periods within the Gothic Tradition. 4. Students will be introduced to different aspects of gothic texts and will learn to critically analyze these aspects using the proper terminology. 5. Critical theory related to gothic texts will be covered and students will apply this theory to books and extracts they have read. 6. Students will independently research a topic within the Gothic Tradition and present their findings to the class. 7. Students will write regular journals in which they reflect critically on their reading of Gothic texts. 8. Students will write an extended essay on a Gothic text or Gothic author of their choice.

課程資訊

參考書目

There is no text book for this class. Materials will be collected by the teacher into a course pack and students will be provided with the required reading materials throughout the semester. Students need to buy several novels:

James, Henry (1898; 2011) The Turn of the Screw, London: Collins Classics.

Shelley, Mary (1818; 2010) Frankenstein, London: Collins Classics.

Stevenson, R. L. (1886; 2010) The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, London: Collins Classics.

Wilde, Oscar (1890; 2010) The Picture of Dorian Gray, London: Collins Classics.