Selected Reading of Contemporary British Literature
Dr. Pi-hua Ni
Course Description: This course aims to introduce students to literary
and cultural issues and movements in contemporary British literature.
Literary works by writers from Ireland， New Zealand and Australia would
also be covered in the lectures.
1. All English in class.
2. Active participation in class discussion.
3. Three absences without leaves will automatically NULLIFY the
Regular attendance， presentation & active participation in discussion:
Midterm exam: 30%
Final exam: 30%
Textbooks: Virginia Woolf， Three Guineas
Virginia Woolf， A Room of One’s Own
Virginia Woolf， Orlando
Doris Lessing， “To Room 19.”
James Joyce， Dubliners
09/24 Virginia Woolf， A Room of One’s Own (presentation)
10/22 Virginia Woolf， Orlando (presentation)
11/12 Midterm exam
11/19 Virginia Woolf， Three Guineas
12/03 Doris Lessing， “To Room 19” (presentation)
12/17 James Joyce， “The Mother，” Dubliners (presentation)
12/31 James Joyce， “The Dead，” Dubliners (presentation)
Mon. 15:10-17:10; Wed. 8:00-10:00