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					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.


Requirements:
1.      All English in class.
2.      Active participation in class discussion.
3.      Three absences without leaves will automatically NULLIFY the
absentee’s final
score.


Evaluation:
Regular attendance, presentation & active participation in discussion:
40%
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


Syllabus:
09/17 Orientation
09/24 Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own (presentation)
10/01 ditto
10/08 ditto
10/15 ditto
10/22 Virginia Woolf, Orlando (presentation)
10/29 ditto
11/05 ditto
11/12 Midterm exam
11/19 Virginia Woolf, Three Guineas
11/26   ditto
12/03   Doris Lessing, “To Room 19” (presentation)
12/10     ditto
12/17    James Joyce, “The Mother,” Dubliners (presentation)
12/24    ditto
12/31    James Joyce, “The Dead,” Dubliners (presentation)
01/10   ditto
01/07   Final


Office Hours:
Mon. 15:10-17:10; Wed. 8:00-10:00
Room: J309

				
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