Essay writing: topics for discussion (Letteratura inglese per Editoria – 2018-2019)

Essay writing: topics for discussion (Letteratura inglese per Editoria – 2018-2019)

The students who wish to submit an essay in English (approx. 5,000 words; see “Notes on Essay Writing” - moodle) and discuss it during the oral exam (see Assessment methods and criteria: http://www.dcuci.univr.it/?ent=oi&aa=2018%2F2019&codiceCs=N75&codins=4S02889&cs=368&discr=&discrCd=&lang=en), may choose one or more topics among the following:
 
What is a Text?
  1. The textual instability of Renaissance play texts
  2. Renaissance attitudes towards texts
  3. Manuscript and print transmission
  4. Acting Scripts, performing texts
  5. Theatres and performances in English Renaissance playhouses
The English sonnet
  1. Translating Petrarch – Thomas Wyatt e Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey
  2. Sir Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, Michael Drayton: similarities and differences
William Shakespeare: The Sonnets
  1. The early editions
  2. The enigma of the dedication
  3. Dating
  4. The sequence
  5. Time and the monument
  6. The fair youth and the dark lady
  7. Dreams of absence
Romeo and Juliet
1. Romeo and Juliet: from the novella sources to Q1 and Q2
2. Ancient paradigms of tragic amorous stories: Pyramus and Thisbe
3. The Italian novellas
4. From Brooke’s verse narrative to Shakespeare’s Q1 and Q2
5. Q1 and Q2 performing texts
6. The Balcony scenes
7.The Lamentation scene
8. Revising gender
9. Violence, authority and rebellion
 
Publishing issues
English and Italian editions: which texts? Which translations? Which editorial practices?
 
Data pubblicazione
domenica 23 dicembre 2018 - 11.00.41
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lunedì 7 gennaio 2019- 14.32.59
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Essay writing: topics for discussion (Letteratura inglese per Editoria – 2018-2019)
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Silvia Bigliazzi