English Literature (i) (2015/2016)

Course code
4S01196
Name of lecturer
Silvia Bigliazzi
Coordinator
Silvia Bigliazzi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/10 - ENGLISH LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Semestrino IA dal Sep 28, 2015 al Nov 14, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Semestrino IA
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Thursday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Friday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  

Learning outcomes

The module will focus upon the relation between conscience and narration in Modernist literature

Syllabus

Programme: The module will examine the narrative articulation of conscience in the literary experimentation of Modernism, with a focus upon James Joyce’s Ulysses and Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway.

Bibliography:

Primary texts:
• James Joyce, Ulysses, parte I, capitolo 3 (1922; edizione inglese a scelta).
• Virginia Woolf, La Signora Dalloway (1925; testo a fronte), a cura di Marisa Sestito, Venezia, Marsilio, 2012;

Secondary texts:
• G. Melchiori e G. De Angelis (a cura di), Guida alla lettura dell’Ulisse di James Joyce, Milano, Mondadori, 1984, pp. 11-66, 94-106.
• Maria DiBattista, Virginia Woolf’s Major Novels: The Fables of Anon, Harvard, Yale University Press, 1980, pp. 22-63.
• F. Gozzi, “La rottura dei codici: il linguaggio protagonista”; C. Corti, “Il recupero del mitologico”; Carla Marengo Vaglio, “Da Ulyssses a Finnegans Wake”; M. Bulgheroni, “Coscienza e scrittura femminile”, in G. Cianci (a cura di), Modernismo/Modernismi, Milano, Principato, 1991, pp. 112-26; pp. 314-41; pp. 342-340; pp. 398-422.
• A. Marchese, L’officina del racconto, Milano, Mondadori, pp. 69-234.

Teaching methods: Lectures will be held in Italian; the primary texts will be read in English.

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will consist in an oral discussion of the module’s topics.

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016