100年第2學期-4068 小說選讀 課程資訊
|Class discussions and short (written) reports||20|
|Individual reports (at least two)||20|
|Mid-term short paper||20|
|Final Term Paper (Research Project)||40|
Course Objectives (I expect the students to achieve the following objectives by the end of the course):
1. Be able to meaningfully discuss and critically examine a work of fiction
2. Write book reviews and zone in to research topics and possibly write a thesis
3. Be familiar with some of the major scientific, philosophical, and literary trends (History of Ideas) that have been instrumental in the writing and study of novels
4. Be able to teach the English novel to students at the high school and college level.
5: Expand their vocabulary and add to their repertoire of critical terms and jargon
6: Widen their world-view and sharpen their critical ability
7: Relate to writings by writers whose mother-tongue is not English
8: Be able to respond and compare works by different authors writing at different periods of time, separated by genre, and culture etc..
9: Be exposed to changes in language and gender/culture
10: Be more aware of language as a medium of translation.
Office Hourby appointment
1: J.D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye.
2: Eliot, George. Silas Marner.
3: Yasunari Kawabata. Snow Country.
4: Lawrence, D.H. Sons and Lovers.
5: J.K. Rowling. Harry Porter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
6: Albert Camus. The Outsider.
7: E.M. Forster. A Passage to India.
8: Amy Tan. Joy Luck Club
9: Salman Rushdie. The Ground Beneath Her Feet
10: Lindsay McKenna. Wild Woman.
11: Herman Hesse. Siddhartha.
Selections will be made from the above