SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentFreshman Class A, Department of English
Course NameIntroduction to Western Literature
InstructorLIN CHIH-HSIN
Credit3.0
Course TypeRequired
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

Syllabus: Students are expected to spend around 6-7 hours each week reading the material, doing the exercise, and review the class note.



9/11: The Ancient World



        Introduction (PP 6-21)



        *#Mythology (Edith Hamilton: PP 24-46)



9/18: The Hebrew Bible / The Old Testament (1)



        The Bible (PP 110-17)



        Genesis(創世記), 1-4, 6-9, 11



        創世記(Genesis), *15-19, *22, *25, *27, *37, *39-45, *50



        出埃及記(Exodus), *1-3; *12-14; 19-20, *25



        *# Judges (士師記), 13-16



        *路得記(The Book of Ruth), 1-4



        *撒母耳記上(1 Samuel ), 16-17



        *列王記上(1 Kings), 8, 18-19



9/25: The Hebrew Bible / The Old Testament (2)



        Job (約伯記), 1-10(PP 152-62)



        *約伯記(Job)38-42



        Psalms(詩篇), 23 (PP 178), *90, 137 (P 180)



        *箴言(Proverbs), 3



        *#Ecclesiastes(傳道書), 1, 3



        *#The Song of Songs(雅歌), 1-4



        *#Isaiah(以賽亞書), 53



        *耶利米書(Jeremiah), 8-9



        *#以西結書(Ezekiel), 1-5



        *但以理書(Daniel), 1-3



        *何西阿書(Hosea), 1-3



        *約拿書(Jonah), 1-4



*10/2: Greek Epics: Homer’s The Iliad



        Homer (PP 181-88)



        *《希臘羅馬神話故事》(PP 218-46)



        The Iliad, Book I (PP 189-200)



        The Iliad, Book VI (PP 205-15)



        *《伊利亞特》, Book XXII, 1-515 (PP 558-75) èNorton, XXII, 1-575 (PP 258-71); XXIV



        *《伊利亞特》, Book XXIV, 432-804 (PP 625-38)èNorton, XXIV, 497-860 (PP 282-90)



10/9: Greek Epics: Homer’s The Odyssey



        *《希臘羅馬神話故事》(PP 247-66)



        The Odyssey, Books IX-X, 502 (PP 385-408)



        *《奧德賽》, Book X, 475-XI, 224 (PP 238-50)èNorton: Book X 508-XI, 226 (PP 408-15)



        *《奧德賽》, Book XIV, 1-190 (PP 302-08) èNorton: Book, XIV, 1-212 (PP 447-52)



        *《奧德賽》, Book XIX, 203-502 (PP 408-19) èNorton: Book XIX, 219-549 (PP 516-23)



        *《奧德賽》, * Book XXIII, 85-372 (PP 477-87)èNorton: Book XXIII, 89-385 (PP 561-68)



10/16: Greek Mythology and History



        Hesiod (P 36)



                The Theogony (PP 37-41)



                *《神譜》(PP 57-67; 71-74)



        *《希臘羅馬神話故事》(PP 182-93; PP 210-15)



        Herodotus (PP 875-76)



                *《歷史》(The Histories), Book I, 29-48, 85-91 (PP 13-22; PP 42-47)



                *《歷史》(The Histories), Book III, 39-44 (PP 206-09)



        *#Thucydides: The Peloponnesian War (Norton, the 8th Edition: PP 805-16)



10/23: Greek Philosophy: Plato and Aristotle



        Plato (PP 821-22)



                *〈申辯篇〉(The Apology of Socrates) (PP 10-22; PP 27-30)



                *#The Republic, Books 6 and 7 (the 8th edition: PP 817-24)



        Aristotle (the 8th edition: PP 825-26)



                *#Physics, Metaphysics, On the Soul, and The Nicomachean Ethics (the 8th edition 826-36)



10/30: Greek Drama I



        *#Aristotle: Poetics 1-15, 17-19, 22 (PP 2316-31, PP2333-35)



        Ancient Athenian Drama (PP 603-608)



        *《希臘羅馬神話故事》(PP 309-25)



        Sophocles (PP 660-666): *《伊底帕斯王》, 1-170; 276-462; 634-738; 1012-1530 (PP 4-24; 36-58; 82-94; 130-98)èOedipus in Norton, 1-200, 334-562, 747-855, 1155-1747 (667-71, 674-79, 683-86, 692-706)



        *Midterm Examination



11/6: Greek Drama II



        *《希臘羅馬神話故事》(PP 141-57)



        Euripides (PP 742-745): *《米蒂亞》(PP 175-206), Medea(PP 767-81)èMedea in Norton (PP 745-64)



11/13: Greek Drama III



        *柏拉圖(Plato):〈伊安篇〉(Ion) (PP 289-307)



        Aristophanes (PP 782-84):《利西翠妲》 (PP 9-27; PP 33-39, PP 44-47, PP 51-59; 63-74)èLysistrata in Norton: 1-386 (PP 784-95); 488-605 (PP 798-801); 691-765 (PP 804-06); 805-990 (PP 807-13); 1048-1290 (PP 814-20)



11/20: Roman Philosophy and Poetics



        *#Lucretius : On the Nature of Things (the 8th edition: PP 836-48)



        *革利免 (Clement of Alexandria): 《對希臘人的勉勵》(The Exhortation to the Greeks), 5-8 (12-21)



        *革利免: 《雜記》(The Miscellanies, or Stromata), I, 5, 7 (PP 104-09)



        *#Horace’s Art of Poetry (PP 67-74)



       *西塞羅(Cicero): 〈論演講術分類〉(“Of the Classification of Oratory”), 1-24, 39-40 (PP 579-601; 614-15)



11/27: Roman Epic and Mythology (1)



        *《希臘羅馬神話故事》(PP 267-78)



        Virgil (PP 977-81)



                The Aeneid, I, 1-367 (PP 981-90)



                The Aeneid, II, 1-100, 252-399, 605-1045 (PP 1003-04, 1007-11, 1015-24)



                *《伊尼亞斯逃亡記》, IV, 1- 876 (PP 91-115)èNorton (PP 1025-44)



                *《伊尼亞斯逃亡記》, VI, 98-1012 (PP 150-82)



12/4: Roman Epic and Mythology (2)



        *《希臘羅馬神話故事》(PP 278-84)



        Virgil



                The Aeneid, VIII, 717-858 (PP 1061-65)



                The Aeneid, XII, 915-1113 (PP 1085-89)



        Ovid (PP 1090-1093)



                *《變形記》, I, 1-567 (PP 3-19)



                *《變形記》, II, 1-328 (PP 29-39)



                *《變形記》, III, 298-733 (PP 68-83)



                The Metamorphoses, V, 428-871(PP 1107-17)



                *《變形記》, VIII, 152-269 (PP 205-09)



                *《變形記》, IX, 1-323 (PP 231-42)



                *《變形記》, X, 1-63, 152-269 (PP 261-63)



12/11: Roman Drama



        *#Longinus: On the Sublime, I-II, VIII-X, XXXIX (PP 75-77; 79-82; 95)



        Seneca: On Anger (the 8th edition: PP 848-55)



        *#Seneca: Oedipus (PP 1-26)



12/28: The New Testament (I)



        *俄利根(Origen): 《教義大綱》(On First Principles), 第四部, 1-2 (PP 417-26)



        The Christian Bible (PP 1149-52)



        *Luke 1-4,



        路加福音(Luke), 15 (PP 1158)



        Matthew 5-7 (PP 1154-57),



        *馬太福音, 26-28



        *#John(約翰福音), 1-4, 13



        *使徒行傳(Apostles), 1-2, 9-10



12/25: The New Testament (2)



        *羅馬人書(Romans ), 7-8



        *哥林多後書(2 Corinthians), 3



        *加拉太書(Galatians), 4



        *# Ephesians(以弗所書), 5-6



        *希伯來書(Hebrews), 9-12



        *# Revelation(啟示錄), 12-14, 17, 20-22



        *聖安波羅修(St. Ambrose: 《論聖禮》(On the Sacraments), 卷二, 1-7 (PP 166-174)



12/30 (): Augustine and Neoplatonism



        Circling the Mediterranean: Europe and the Islamic World (PP 1135-38)



        *斐洛(Philo):《論<創世記>—寓意的解釋》(On the Creation; De Optificio Mundi), 3-25 (PP 21-41)



        *#Plotinus: “On the Intellectual Beauty” (PP 99-106)



        Augustine (PP 1177-1179): *《懺悔錄》, I, 1-5 (PP 1-5); Confessions (PP 1179-92); *《懺悔錄》, VIII, 8-12; IX, 4-10, X, 7-12, XI, 23-28, XIII, 1-12 (PP 157-65; 172-85; PP 202-07, 262-69; 303-12)



1/8: Final Examination



 



Symbols for the readings: No marks (from Norton); *# (English translations not in Norton); * (Chinese translations not in Norton)


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

1. Help manage Moodle.



2. Help manage exercises.


Requirement/Grading

Course Requirements:



1. Attendance and participation in class discussions are essential. Students who are absent for four or more than four times, excused or not, will fail this course.



2. Every week before class, students are expected to finish reading about 30 pages in English and some extra materials in Chinese and submit the weekly notes on Monday before noon.  Late exercises will be heavily penalized.



3. Students should bring a dictionary and a notebook to class.



4. No 3C products are allowed except for a quick check for vocabulary.



5. Students who plagiarize, cheat in quizzes, or answer for others in the roll call will fail this course and be subject to disciplinary action.



 



Grading



1. Class attendance and discussion 20%



2. In-class notes 15%



3. Pre-class exercises 25%



4. Midterm and Final Examinations 40%


Textbook & Reference

Textbooks (*required; #In our university bookstore; &suggested)



*#Lawall, Sarah, ed.  The Norton Anthology of Western Literature.  Vol.1.  Ninth Edition.  New York: Norton, 2014. ($1600è1360è1280)



*#赫米爾敦, 愛笛絲。《希臘羅馬神話故事》。Mythology.By Edith Hamilton.宋碧雲譯。新潮文庫317。臺北:志文出版社, 1998($300è240è225)



*#亞里斯多芬尼茲。《利西翠妲》。呂健忠譯。臺北:書林出版社,1989($120)



&#Hamilton, Edith.  Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes.  ROC Edition.  Taipei: Bookman, 1942. ($280è$238è224)



&# The Bible: Authorized King James Version with Apocrypha. Intro. Robert Carroll and Stephen and Prickett. Oxford World’s Classics. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1997.



&呂健忠、李奭學編譯。《新編西洋文學概論:上古迄文藝復興》。西洋文學108。修訂一版。臺北:書林,2007(書林書局:$250è$213)



&《聖經:中英對照》。合和本、NIV。袖珍本。第九版。香港:漢語聖經協會,2004 (校園書房:$990)



 



Bibliography for the photocopied materials at 馨園影印店



荷馬。《伊利亞特》。羅念生·王煥生譯。臺北:貓頭鷹, 2004



荷馬。《奧德賽》。王煥生譯。經典文學系列21。臺北:貓頭鷹, 2000



柏拉圖。〈申辯篇〉。《柏拉圖全集》。王曉朝譯。卷一。臺北:左岸文化,20031-30



柏拉圖。〈伊安篇〉。《柏拉圖全集》。王曉朝譯。卷一。臺北:左岸文化, 2003289-307



亞里斯多芬尼茲。《利西翠妲》。呂健忠譯。臺北:書林出版社,1989



Aristotle.  Poetics.The Complete Works of Aristotle: The Revised Oxford Translation.  Trans. Bywater.  Ed. Jonathan Barnes.Vol. 2.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1984.  2316-40.



革利免 (Clement of Alexdria).  《對希臘人的勉勵》(The Exhortation to the Greeks)。朱文長譯。《亞歷山大學派選集》。湯清編著。基督教歷代名著集成。臺北:基督教文藝出版社,19963-47



革利免。《雜記》(The Miscellanies, or Stromata)。湯清譯。《亞歷山大學派選集》。湯清編著。基督教歷代名著集成。臺北:基督教文藝出版社,1996104-200



Horace.  “Art of Poetry.”  Trans. E. C. Wickham.  Critical Theory Since Plato.  Ed. Adam Hazard.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971.  67-74.



西塞羅〈論演講術分類〉(“De Partitione Oratoria”)《西塞羅全集:修辭學》王曉朝譯人類經典43臺北:左岸文化,2005579-615



味吉爾。《伊尼亞斯逃亡記》。曹鴻昭譯。台北:聯經,1990(非原文中譯)



奧維德。《變形記》。呂健忠譯。臺北:書林, 2008



Senca.  Oedipus.  Trans. Frank Justus Miller.  Theoi E-text Library. http://www.theoi.com/Text/SenecaOedipus.html, August 13th, 2013.



Longinus.  “On the Sublime.”  W. R. Roberts.  Critical Theory Since Plato.  Ed. Adam Hazard.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971.  75-98.



俄利根(Origen)。《教義大綱》(De Principiis)。朱信原譯。《亞歷山大學派選集》。湯清編著。基督教歷代名著集成。臺北:基督教文藝出版社,1996261-440



聖安波羅。《論聖禮》。拉丁教會文集。許牧世編著。基督教歷代名著集成第一部第13卷。香港:基督教輔僑出版社,1959157-208



斐洛(Philo)。《論<創世記》寓意的解釋》(On the Creation)。王曉朝、戴偉清譯。歷代基督教思想學術文庫。香港:漢語基督教文化研究所, 1998



奧古斯丁。《懺悔錄》。周士良譯。台北:商務, 1998



Plotinus.  “On the Intellectual Beauty.”Trans. Stephen MacKenna.  Critical Theory Since Plato.  Ed. Adam Hazard.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971.  99-106.


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