Culture, Narrative and Representation
Eliot, George. Silas Marner. Penguin (1967)
Hurston, Zora N. Their Eyes Were Watching God. Virago (1986)
Rimmon-Kenan, Shlomith. Narrative fiction: contemporary poetics. London: Routledge (2002)
Swift, Graham. Mothering Sunday. London. Scribner (2016)
Trevor, William. The Oxford Book of Irish Short Stories. (2010)
The course will also include poems, stories and lyrics used as further examples of concepts discussed in the narrative theory literature. In addition, you will be required to listen to audiobook versions of some of the texts.
Introduction to the Theory of Literaure
Dickens, Charles. 2009. Bleak House. [S.l.]: The Floating Press. https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=314204&site=ehost-live. Available online through the university library.
Levine, Caroline. 2015. Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Further materials to be made available via Canvas.
Hurford, J. R., Heasley, B., & Smith, M. B. 2007. Semantics: a coursebook. Cambridge University Press.
Additional material may be introduced in the course, but no more than 200 pages.
Academic Writing and Rhetoric II
Holbrook, S. (2015) How to Read (and Write About) Poetry. Broadview Press.
Lakoff, G. and Johnson, M. (1980) "Conceptual Metaphor in Everyday Language" In The Journal of Philosophy, Inc. vol LXXVII, No.8 pages 453-486
Additional material in the form of articles and other shorter texts can be included.
Recommended supplementary literature:
Birkenstein, C. and Graff, G. (2014) They Say/I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing, 3rd ed. (New York and London: W.W. Norton & Co.