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Specialisation seminar: Southern Gothic: Literature and Beyond

Informacje ogólne

Kod przedmiotu: 2510-f2ENG2W-SS-SG Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (0232) Literatura i językoznawstwo
Nazwa przedmiotu: Specialisation seminar: Southern Gothic: Literature and Beyond
Jednostka: Wydział Humanistyczny
Grupy: Seminaria przedmiotowe - grupa do wymagań etapowych - rok II
Punkty ECTS i inne: 5.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski
Wymagania wstępne:

(tylko po angielsku) Candidates should be familiar with the history of American literature and literary theory

Całkowity nakład pracy studenta:

(tylko po angielsku) Contact hours with teacher: e-learning

- participation in seminar - 30 hrs

- consultations - 30 hrs


Self-study hours:

- preparation for seminar: research - 15 hrs

- writing essays - 10 hrs

- reading literature- 40 hrs


Altogether: 125 hrs (5 ECTS)

Efekty uczenia się - wiedza:

(tylko po angielsku) The student

W1: has advanced knowledge of Southern Gothic as a literary phenomenon (including its historical, social, and political contexts) and of selected representatives of this genre (K_W10).

W2: is acquainted with the afterlife of Southern Gothic in other media (old and new) (K_W09).

Efekty uczenia się - umiejętności:

(tylko po angielsku) The student

U1: is able to present and defend interpretations of selected texts of Southern Gothic, using advanced theoretical concepts (K_U07).

U2: has advanced skills in formulating and testing of hypotheses concerning transmedial migrations of literary texts (K_U07).


Efekty uczenia się - kompetencje społeczne:

(tylko po angielsku) The student

K1: understands the significance of literary tradition and seeks to keep it alive by means of sharing the results of research in digital media (K_K03).


Metody dydaktyczne:

(tylko po angielsku) - problem-based lecture

- project work

- seminar

- content-presentation-oriented

- exchange and discussion methods


Metody dydaktyczne podające:

- wykład problemowy

Metody dydaktyczne poszukujące:

- projektu
- seminaryjna

Metody dydaktyczne w kształceniu online:

- metody służące prezentacji treści
- metody wymiany i dyskusji

Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

Southern Gothic: Literature and Beyond

The main aim of the seminar is to explore a selection of texts classified as Southern Gothic in the context of American cultural and literary history. Beginning with Edgar Allan Poe and culminating with Toni Morrison, the seminar combines a close reading of literary texts with mapping out of their transmedial afterlives in old and new media.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

Southern Gothic: Literature and Beyond

Week 1: Introduction (syllabus, requirements, logistics etc.). Key concepts: The American South, Gothic, Southern Gothic. Characteristics of Southern Gothic. Introduction to the selected authors and texts.

Week 2: Transmedia storytelling. Theory and practice.

Week 3: Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849) “The Fall of the House of Usher” (1839) – discussion of the text

Week 4: Reinventions of “The Fall of the House of Usher” across media (film, video, blog etc.)

Week 5: William Faulkner (1897–1962) “A Rose for Emily” (1930) – discussion of the text

Week 6: Mapping out transmedial afterlives of “A Rose for Emily”

Week 7: Carson McCullers (1917–1967) The Ballad of the Sad Café (1951) – discussion of the text

Week 8: Discussion of the film adaptation The Ballad of the Sad Café (1991) directed by Simon Callow

Week 9: Reasessment and refining of key concepts: Southern Gothic, Transmedia. Essay on transmedial migrations of one of the three texts is due

Week 10: Flannery O’Connor (1925–1964) “Everything That Rises Must Converge” (1965) – discussion of the text

Week 11: Tracing antecedents and descendants of “Everything That Rises Must Converge”

Week 12: Toni Morrrison (1931–2019) Beloved (1987) – discussion of the text

Week 13: Mapping out authorial commentaries on Beloved.

Week 14: Discussion of the possibilities of sharing the results of students’ research in digital media (blogs, videos, comments, social media, etc.)

Week 15: Reasessment of Transmedia theory and practice. Essay on the condition of authorship in the context of transmedia is due.

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Literary texts:

Faulkner, William. “A Rose for Emily.” http://www.cje.ids.czest.pl/biblioteka/7117936-A-Rose-for-Emily.pdf

McCullers, Carson. The Ballad of the Sad Café. https://repositorio.ufsc.br/bitstream/handle/123456789/163729/The%20Ballad%20of%20the%20Sad%20Caf%C3%A9%20-%20Carson%20McCullers.pdf?sequence=1

Morrison, Toni. Beloved.

https://www.academia.edu/35729242/Beloved_Toni_Morrison_Vintage_International_2007_1_

O'Connor, Flannery. “Everything That Rises Must Converge.” https://thomasaquinas.edu/pdfs/alumni/everything-that-rises.pdf.

Poe, Edgar Allan. “The Fall of the House of Usher.” https://poestories.com/read/houseofusher.

Commentary:

Chaykin, Rachelle. “Southern Gothic Literature,” 10.04. 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HwvpXvLZQM.

Freeman, Matthew, and Renira Rampazzo Gambarato, eds. The Routledge Companion to Transmedia Studies. Routledge, 2019. (Foreword, Introduction)

Street, Susan Castillo, and Charles L. Crow, eds. The Palgrave Handbook of the Southern Gothic. Palgrave, 2016.

Street, Susan Castillo, and Charles L. Crow, eds. Nineteenth-Century Southern Gothic Short Fiction: Haunted by the Dark. Anthem Pres, 2020.

Tyminski “Southern Gothic.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3RjWJMOuSQ

***

On Poe’s tale, for example,

The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe – Thug Notes Summary & Analysis. 20.09.2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=taJq013z5uQ

The Fall of the House of Usher animated with subtitles Edgar Allan Poe Read by Christopher Lee. 09.08.2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkXzGDcT46g

Metody i kryteria oceniania: (tylko po angielsku)

Assessment methods:

- small research projects (W1, W2)

- essays (U1, U2)

- activity (K1, U1, U2)

Assessment criteria:

10 x 5 points for small research projects (discussion of texts and their transmedial sequels). Weeks: 3-8, 10-13

2 x 10 points for essays. Weeks: 9 and 15

6 x 5 points for activity (discussion of concepts, placing research results in the Internet). Weeks: 1, 2, 9, 14, 15

Praktyki zawodowe: (tylko po angielsku)

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Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2020/21" (w trakcie)

Okres: 2020-10-01 - 2021-02-21
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Koordynatorzy: Mirosława Buchholtz
Prowadzący grup: Mirosława Buchholtz
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Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

Southern Gothic: Literature and Beyond

The main aim of the seminar is to explore a selection of texts classified as Southern Gothic in the context of American cultural and literary history. Beginning with Edgar Allan Poe and culminating with Toni Morrison, the seminar combines a close reading of literary texts with mapping out of their transmedial afterlives in old and new media.

In 2020/2021, the class will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams:

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/team/19%3a7d3730a5fec64d7ea0b80b90e91fcf44%40thread.tacv2/conversations?groupId=a18354cd-3b1c-4915-a4f4-26bc2c60d505&tenantId=e80a627f-ef94-4aa9-82d6-c7ec9cfca324

Follow this MS Teams link to join my classes

Monday 11:30-13

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

Southern Gothic: Literature and Beyond

Week 1: Introduction (syllabus, requirements, logistics etc.). Key concepts: The American South, Gothic, Southern Gothic. Characteristics of Southern Gothic. Introduction to the selected authors and texts.

Week 2: Transmedia storytelling. Theory and practice.

Week 3: Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849) “The Fall of the House of Usher” (1839) – discussion of the text

Week 4: Reinventions of “The Fall of the House of Usher” across media (film, video, blog etc.)

Week 5: William Faulkner (1897–1962) “A Rose for Emily” (1930) – discussion of the text

Week 6: Mapping out transmedial afterlives of “A Rose for Emily”

Week 7: Carson McCullers (1917–1967) The Ballad of the Sad Café (1951) – discussion of the text

Week 8: Discussion of the film adaptation The Ballad of the Sad Café (1991) directed by Simon Callow

Week 9: Reasessment and refining of key concepts: Southern Gothic, Transmedia. Essay on transmedial migrations of one of the three texts is due

Week 10: Flannery O’Connor (1925–1964) “Everything That Rises Must Converge” (1965) – discussion of the text

Week 11: Tracing antecedents and descendants of “Everything That Rises Must Converge”

Week 12: Toni Morrrison (1931–2019) Beloved (1987) – discussion of the text

Week 13: Mapping out authorial commentaries on Beloved.

Week 14: Discussion of the possibilities of sharing the results of students’ research in digital media (blogs, videos, comments, social media, etc.)

Week 15: Reasessment of Transmedia theory and practice. Essay on the condition of authorship in the context of transmedia is due.

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Literary texts:

Faulkner, William. “A Rose for Emily.” http://www.cje.ids.czest.pl/biblioteka/7117936-A-Rose-for-Emily.pdf

McCullers, Carson. The Ballad of the Sad Café. https://repositorio.ufsc.br/bitstream/handle/123456789/163729/The%20Ballad%20of%20the%20Sad%20Caf%C3%A9%20-%20Carson%20McCullers.pdf?sequence=1

Morrison, Toni. Beloved.

https://www.academia.edu/35729242/Beloved_Toni_Morrison_Vintage_International_2007_1_

O'Connor, Flannery. “Everything That Rises Must Converge.” https://thomasaquinas.edu/pdfs/alumni/everything-that-rises.pdf.

Poe, Edgar Allan. “The Fall of the House of Usher.” https://poestories.com/read/houseofusher.

Commentary:

Chaykin, Rachelle. “Southern Gothic Literature,” 10.04. 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HwvpXvLZQM.

Freeman, Matthew, and Renira Rampazzo Gambarato, eds. The Routledge Companion to Transmedia Studies. Routledge, 2019. (Foreword, Introduction)

Street, Susan Castillo, and Charles L. Crow, eds. The Palgrave Handbook of the Southern Gothic. Palgrave, 2016.

Street, Susan Castillo, and Charles L. Crow, eds. Nineteenth-Century Southern Gothic Short Fiction: Haunted by the Dark. Anthem Pres, 2020.

Tyminski “Southern Gothic.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3RjWJMOuSQ

***

On Poe’s tale, for example,

The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe – Thug Notes Summary & Analysis. 20.09.2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=taJq013z5uQ

The Fall of the House of Usher animated with subtitles Edgar Allan Poe Read by Christopher Lee. 09.08.2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkXzGDcT46g

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