SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentJunior Class A, Department of English Junior Class B, Department of English
Course NameTraumatic Literature
Instructor
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

Tentative Schedule



Week 1 Class orientation (and group division).  

Week 2 Introduction (and group division)./"Telling Time: Literature, Temporality and Trauma"/ Trauma and  Narrative Knowledge  

Week 3 “Trauma in Narrative Fiction/ The Unclaimed Experience--excerpt 

Week 4  (The Unclaimed Experience--excerpt /”Mourning &Melancholy”) "Trauma, Loss and Absence"  

 Week 5  ("Trauma, Loss and Absence" )

"Pale Horse, Pale Rider" & Oral Report  

Week 6  (Pale Horse, Pale Rider) The Shawl & Oral Report

Week 7  The Shawl continued  

Week 8   The Final Solution & Oral Report

Week 9  The Final Solution continued

Week 10  The Pale View of the Hills & Oral Report 

Week 11  The Pale View of the Hills continued

Week 12   Home & Oral Report

Week 13  Home continued

Week 14  Beloved & Oral Report  

Week 15 Beloved

Week 17 Beloved/outline due!



Week 18  Term paper due!


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading

Term paper 30% (5 pages with bibliography) 



Oral presentation 20% (with ppt.)



Written report 20% (about two pages with a specific focus)



Discussion 20%



Attendance. 10%


Textbook & Reference

*Caruth, Cathy. The Unclaimed Experience. Chapter One.      



 *Chabon, Michael. The Final Solution



*Ishiguro, Kazuo. The Pale View of the Hills.  



 *LaCapra, Dominick. "Trauma, Absence, Loss. "



*Luckhurst, Roger.  The Trauma Question.    



*Morrison, Toni. Beloved

---. Home  



*O'Brian Wendy. "Telling Time: Literature, Temporality and Trauma."    



*Ozick, Cynthia. The Shawl.  



*Porter, Katherine Anne. "Pale Horse, Pale Rider."


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