109年第1學期-5087 文學理論與批評 課程資訊

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評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
midterm essay 20
final essay 50
Presentation 1 10
Presentation 2 10
Attendance and participation 10

選課分析

本課程名額為 10人,已有8 人選讀,尚餘名額2人。

授課教師

Henk Vynckier

教育目標

1. The course will survey major critical schools and movements relevant to the study of literature in English; due attention will also be devoted to the historical background of these schools and movements. 2. Students will enhance their knowledge of critical terms and concepts and familiarize themselves with major discourse traditions in literary studies. 3. Students will learn how to apply the theoretical approaches under discussion to specific texts; this will be done in this course and other courses in the MA program.

課程概述

This course will present a detailed overview of the major figures and movements in Literary Theory and Criticism, beginning with Formalism, and including Structuralism, Psychoanalysis, Marxism, Post-Structuralism, Deconstruction and Post-Modernism, Feminism, Gender Studies, Gay and Lesbian Theory and Criticism, Historicism, Ethnic and Postcolonial Criticism, and Cultural Studies. Students will read and critically examine the major texts of these respective areas, while learning how literary theory is applied to the criticism of texts and ideas. The course will emphasize student application of the methods and practices of literary theory and criticism, as informed by its key ideas and concepts.

課程資訊

參考書目

Julie Rivkin and Michael Ryan, eds. Literary Theory: An Anthology, 3/ed. (Malden, Massachusetts: Wiley- Blackwell, 2018). (ISBN:9781118707852)

Students are warned that plagiarism is a violation of departmental and university regulations, and Taiwan laws and policy regarding Intellectual Property Rights. This will not be tolerated in any of my courses. Any instance of plagiarism discovered in any student writings for this course will result in a grade of 0 for the assignment involved. All sources used in research projects must be fully documented. Also, there is to be no illegal copying of any copyrighted material, including text books or other materials. This is also against Taiwan law regarding Intellectual Property Rights, and can result in severe penalties if discovered.