|Semester||Fall Semester, 2019|
|Department||MA Program of English, First Year Ph.D. Program in English Literature, First Year MA Program of English, Second Year Ph.D. Program in English Literature, Second Year|
|Course Name||British Fiction and the Gothic Imagination 1764-1847|
|Instructor||WU YIH DAU|
Requirements and regular in-class activities:
1. Finish reading the required novel and/or critical essays before coming to class.
2. Make presentations on assigned materials and lead discussion (i.e. prepare 1~2 questionsrelated to the assigned texts, respond to your classmates’ answers and offer your own)
3. Our class will regularly begin with student presentations. Discussion and passage analysis will follow. Participate in in-class discussion vigorously.
4. Start thinking about your term paper as early as possible. Discuss your research with the instructor if necessary.
5. At the end of the term, students are required to present their research ideas to the entire class and to produce a research paper in the MLA style.
Weekly contributions 20%
Mini-conference presentation 10%
Final term paper 70%
|Textbook & Reference|
All four novels covered in this course are available either in the NCCU library or in major bookstores. Please secure a copy of them either through borrowing from a library or purchasing on-line / in a bookstore. Any edition will do, although a scholarly edition (e.g. Oxford, Norton, Penguin, Broadview … etc.) may be ideal. This is because the explanatory notes and critical introduction in such editions can help students to understand this novel better.
Copies of assigned critical essays can be obtained in the University photocopying centre.
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