108年第2學期-0132 英國文學 (二) 課程資訊

課程分享

選課分析

本課程名額為 70人,已有67人選讀,尚餘名額3人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
Class Participation 30 Attendance, In-Class Discussion, etc.
Oral Report 20 Group report on topics assigned
Exams 50 Mid-Term and Final Exams

授課教師

蔡奇璋

教育目標

To guide the students to 1) get aquainted with some basic literary knowledge and skills for reading certain representattive works penned by the major writers of English from Old English Period to the Early Eighteenth Century. 2) devlop a clear understanding of the development of English Literature through different ages and periods. 3) cultivate an interest in exploring the beauty and wisdom conveyed through the masterpieces chosen. 4) be able to contextualize the relationships between a literary piece, its author, and the time in which its written, as well as to analyze them.

課程概述

British Literature I and II introduce students to British literature from its Anglo-Saxon origins up to and including the Enlightenment. Students are introduced to the historical context of the literary pieces they are reading, including social, political, and cultural history. Students also study formal aspects of literature, including word choice, literary techniques, and style. Students are taught how to read critically and to discuss and evaluate the significance and contribution of literature to human civilization.

課程資訊

參考書目

The Norton Anthology of English Literature, 8th Edition (The Major Authors), Edited by S. Greenblatt and M. H. Abrams, New York: Norton and Company, 2006