100年第1學期-0170 文討：1960年代美國文學 課程資訊
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1. Be able to identify key writers and their significant contributions to the literature of this period by learning the particular elements and features of their styles, genres, poetic and experimental expressions, as well as gaining comprehension of how these techniques contributed to an evolving literary scene. They will demonstrate this ability in presentations, in written work and in discussion.
2. Be able to recognize and understand the various ways in which writers of this period changed, experimented with and used creatively the English languages as an evolving form of literary expression. Free verse, experimental texts, the relationship between music, language and the structure and rhythm of contemporary poetry and non-fiction prose will be emphasized. They will demonstrate this ability in presentations, in written work and in discussion.
3. Students will gain understanding of and form a critical evaluation of the rhetorical strategies of the various writers under consideration as they address themselves to the overarching concerns of their time. They will demonstrate this ability in presentation, in written work and in discussion.
4. Students will comprehend the relationship between literature and its social and cultural context relative to the themes these writers deal with, most especially as these reflect the various conflicts and attitude shifts of this period. They will demonstrate this ability in presentation, in written work and in discussion.
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The Portable Sixties Reader. Ed. Ann Charters. New York: Penguin, 2003.
ISBN: 0 14 20.0194 5
Ken Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition). New York: Penguin, 2007. ISBN-10: 0143105027; ISBN-13: 978-0143105022
Tom Wolfe, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. New York: Picador 2008.