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Kod przedmiotu: 2510-f1ENG2W-BL-T
Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (0232) Literatura i językoznawstwo Kod ISCED - Międzynarodowa Standardowa Klasyfikacja Kształcenia (International Standard Classification of Education) została opracowana przez UNESCO.
Nazwa przedmiotu: British literature
Jednostka: Wydział Humanistyczny
Grupy: Przedmioty dla 1 semestru 2 roku S1 na kierunku filologia angielska
Strona przedmiotu: https://moodle.umk.pl/course/view.php?id=1268
Punkty ECTS i inne: 3.00 Podstawowe informacje o zasadach przyporządkowania punktów ECTS:
  • roczny wymiar godzinowy nakładu pracy studenta konieczny do osiągnięcia zakładanych efektów uczenia się dla danego etapu studiów wynosi 1500-1800 h, co odpowiada 60 ECTS;
  • tygodniowy wymiar godzinowy nakładu pracy studenta wynosi 45 h;
  • 1 punkt ECTS odpowiada 25-30 godzinom pracy studenta potrzebnej do osiągnięcia zakładanych efektów uczenia się;
  • tygodniowy nakład pracy studenta konieczny do osiągnięcia zakładanych efektów uczenia się pozwala uzyskać 1,5 ECTS;
  • nakład pracy potrzebny do zaliczenia przedmiotu, któremu przypisano 3 ECTS, stanowi 10% semestralnego obciążenia studenta.

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Język prowadzenia: angielski
Rodzaj przedmiotu:

przedmiot obowiązkowy

Całkowity nakład pracy studenta:

(tylko po angielsku) Contact hours:

- participation in tutorials – 30 hours

- consultations – 15 hours


Individual work:

- reading texts – 30 hours

- preparing for class discussion – 10 hours

- test preparation – 10 hours

- preparing a presentation – 5 hours


Efekty uczenia się - wiedza:

(tylko po angielsku) The student

W1: has advanced knowledge of British literature and of such aspects as periodisation, genres and forms, and works by selected authors. (K_W04)

W2: has advanced knowledge of literary studies. (K_W05)

W3: has advanced knowledge of selected historical, social, religious, philosophical and political issues determining the development of British literature in the late nineteenth and twentieth century. (K_W07)

Efekty uczenia się - umiejętności:

(tylko po angielsku) The student

U1: is able to read and comprehend texts in English. (K_U02)

U2: is able to place the studied works in a general historical and cultural context. (K_U11)

U3: is able to recognise literary genres and conventions of British works of literature. (K_U12)

U4: is able to analyse and interpret literary texts with the use of basic terminology and appropriate methods. (K_U13)


Efekty uczenia się - kompetencje społeczne:

(tylko po angielsku) The student

K1: appreciates the British traditions and cultural heritage and is aware of their responsibility for preserving them. (K_K03)

K2: participates in activities for promoting British traditions and cultural heritage. (K_K04)


Metody dydaktyczne:

(tylko po angielsku) - seminar discussion

- presentation

- demonstration

- biography

- graded discussion

- brainstorming


On-line teaching methods:

- evaluative methods

- cooperation-based methods

- content-presentation-oriented methods

- exchange and discussion methods

Metody dydaktyczne podające:

- opis
- pogadanka

Metody dydaktyczne poszukujące:

- biograficzna
- ćwiczeniowa
- giełda pomysłów
- projektu

Metody dydaktyczne w kształceniu online:

- metody ewaluacyjne
- metody oparte na współpracy
- metody służące prezentacji treści
- metody wymiany i dyskusji

Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The aim of this tutorial is to familiarise students with British literature from late Victorian to modernist fiction.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The course focuses on presenting literary texts forming the canon of British literature in their historical and theoretical contexts. During the course the students will learn how to analyse and interpret selected works of poetry, fiction, and drama, using basic literary concepts and referring to biographical and historical sources.

Content distribution:

1. Introduction; Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D'Urbervilles (selected fragments)

2. Oscar Wilde, The Portrait of Dorian Gray

3. Robert Louis Stevenson, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

4. Rudyard Kipling, "The White Man's Burden"; Plain Tales from the Hills (two stories: “His Chance in Life” and “Lispeth”)

5. Joseph Conrad, The Heart of Darkness

6. E.M. Forster, A Room with a View (novel or film adaptation)

7. D. H. Lawrence, selected short stories and poems

8. World War I poetry: Wilfred Owen, “Arms and the Boy”, “Anthem for Doomed Youth;” Isaac Rosenberg, “Returning, We Hear the Larks;” Edward Thomas, “Liberty,” “The Owl”

9. James Joyce, A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man; Dubliners (selected short stories)

10. Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway

11. William Butler Yeats, “Sailing to Byzantium”; Cathleen ni Houlihan

12. T.S. Eliot, “The Waste Land” (fragments), “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”

13. Agatha Christie, The Mysterious Affair at Styles (novel or film adaptation)

14. Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

15. Post-war poetry: selected poems by Philip Larkin, Dylan Thomas and W.H. Auden

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Primary reading list:

1. Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D'Urbervilles (selected fragments)

2. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

3. Robert Louis Stevenson, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

4. Rudyard Kipling, "The White Man's Burden"; Plain Tales from the Hills (two stories: “His Chance in Life” and “Lispeth”)

5. Joseph Conrad, The Heart of Darkness

6. E.M. Forster, A Room with a View

7. D. H. Lawrence, selected short stories and poems

8. World War I poetry: Wilfred Owen, “Arms and the Boy”, “Anthem for Doomed Youth;” Isaac Rosenberg, “Returning, We Hear the Larks;” Edward Thomas, “Liberty,” “The Owl”

9. James Joyce, A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man; Dubliners (selected short stories)

10. Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway

11. William Butler Yeats, “Sailing to Byzantium”; Cathleen ni Houlihan

12. T.S. Eliot, “The Waste Land”, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”

13. Agatha Christie, The Mysterious Affair at Styles

14. Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

15. Post-war poetry: W.H. Auden ("Funeral Blues", "Lullaby"), Dylan Thomas, ("Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night") and Philip Larkin ("Going, Going", "This Be the Verse")

Additional reading:

1. Blamires, Harry. 2003. A Short History of English Literature. 2nd edition. London-New York: Routledge. (selected fragments)

2. Carter, Ronald and John McRae. 1997. The Routledge History of Literature in English. Britain and Ireland. London-New York: Routledge. (selected fragments)

3. Cuddon, J.A. 1998. The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Theory. London: Penguin. (selected fragments)

4. Greenblatt, Stephen and M. H. Abrams. 2006. The Norton Anthology of English Literature. 8th edition. New York-London: W.W Norton & Company. (selected fragments)

5. Kermode, Frank and John Hollander, eds. 1973. The Oxford Anthology of English Literature: Modern British Literature. NY: Oxford University Press. (selected fragments)

Metody i kryteria oceniania: (tylko po angielsku)

Assessment methods:

- final test – W1, W2, W3, U4

- presentation – W1, U1, I2, I4, K1, K2

- participation in discussion and Moodle assignments – W1, U1, U3, U4, K1, K2

Assessment criteria:

The final mark consists of

- final test – 50% of the final grade

- presentation – 20% of the final grade

- participation in discussion and completion of Moodle assignments – 30% of the final grade

fail – 0-59%

satisfactory – 60-69%

satisfactory plus – 70-75%

good – 76-85%

good plus – 86-90%

very good – 91-100%

Praktyki zawodowe: (tylko po angielsku)

N/A

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2021/22" (zakończony)

Okres: 2021-10-01 - 2022-02-20
Wybrany podział planu:
Przejdź do planu
Typ zajęć:
Ćwiczenia, 30 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Joanna Antoniak
Prowadzący grup: Joanna Antoniak
Strona przedmiotu: https://moodle.umk.pl/course/view.php?id=1268
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Ćwiczenia - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The aim of this tutorial is to familiarise students with British literature from modernist to contemporary fiction.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The course focuses on presenting literary texts forming the canon of British literature in their historical and theoretical contexts. During the course the students will learn how to analyse and interpret selected works of poetry, fiction, and drama, using basic literary concepts and referring to biographical and historical sources.

Content distribution:

1. Introduction; Rudyard Kipling, “The Gardener,” “The White Man’s Burden,” Plain Tales from the Hills (two stories: “His Chance in Life” and “Lispeth”)

2. E.M. Forster, A Room with A View

3. J.R.R. Tolkien, selected stories for The Silmarillion

4. Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express

5. George Orwell, 1984

6. Post-war poetry: selected poems by W.H. Auden, Dylan Thomas, and Philip Larkin

7. William Golding, Lord of the Flies

8. Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot

9. John Osborne, Look Back in Anger

10. Harold Pinter, The Birthday Party

11. Contemporary poetry: selected poems by Ted Hughes, Stevie Smith, and Tony Harrison

12. Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange

13. Irish and Scottish poetry: selected poems by Edwin Morgan and Seamus Heaney

14. Contemporary short stories: Muriel Spark (“The House of the Famous Poet”), Jean Rhys (“The Lotus”), Roald Dahl (“Skin”)

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Primary reading list:

1. Rudyard Kipling, “The Gardener,” “The White Man’s Burden,” Plain Tales from the Hills (two stories: “His Chance in Life” and “Lispeth”)

2. E.M. Forster, A Room with A View

3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Silmarillion ("Of the Beginning of Days", "Of Beren and Luthien")

4. Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express

5. George Orwell, 1984

6. Post-war poetry: W.H. Auden ("Funeral Blues", "Lullaby"), Dylan Thomas, ("Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night", "A Refusal To Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London") and Philip Larkin ("Going, Going", "This Be the Verse")

7. William Golding, Lord of the Flies

8. Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot

9. John Osborne, Look Back in Anger

10. Harold Pinter, The Birthday Party

11. Contemporary poetry: Ted Hughes ("The Thought-Fox", "Hawk Roosting"), Stevie Smith ("Not Waving but Drowning", "To the Tune of the Coventry Carol"), and Tony Harrison ("Initial Illumination")

12. Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange

13. Irish and Scottish poetry: Edwin Morgan ("Glasgow Sonnet I", "In the Snackbar", "Trio") and Seamus Heaney ("Digging", "Death of a Naturalist", "Blackberry-Picking")

14. Contemporary short stories: Muriel Spark (“The House of the Famous Poet”), Jean Rhys (“The Lotus”), Roald Dahl (“Skin”)

Further reading:

Blamires, Harry. 2003. A Short History of English Literature. 2nd edition. London-New York: Routledge.

1. Bradbury, Malcolm, ed. 2011. The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories. London: Penguin.

2. Carter, Ronald and John McRae. 1997. The Routledge History of Literature in English. Britain and Ireland. London-New York: Routledge.

3. Cuddon, J.A. 1998. The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Theory. London: Penguin.

4. Greenblatt, Stephen and M. H. Abrams. 2006. The Norton Anthology of English Literature. 8th edition. New York-London: W.W Norton & Company.

5. Kermode, Frank and John Hollander, eds. 1973. The Oxford Anthology of English Literature: Modern British Literature. NY: Oxford University Press.

Uwagi: (tylko po angielsku)

Teaching methods may include traditional classroom, asynchronous and synchronous methods. In the case of remote learning, USOS mail, Moodle and MS Teams will be used to communicate with students.

Link to MS Teams: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/channel/19%3aEszDcfKsPdrwoApigE9xvKyqujYRzkf5jQilhBupLME1%40thread.tacv2/General?groupId=2a677d07-f7b2-4e86-92f9-754fbcfe4eca&tenantId=e80a627f-ef94-4aa9-82d6-c7ec9cfca324

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2022/23" (zakończony)

Okres: 2022-10-01 - 2023-02-19
Wybrany podział planu:
Przejdź do planu
Typ zajęć:
Ćwiczenia, 30 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Joanna Antoniak
Prowadzący grup: Joanna Antoniak
Strona przedmiotu: https://moodle.umk.pl/course/view.php?id=1268
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Ćwiczenia - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The aim of this tutorial is to familiarise students with British literature from late Victorian to modernist fiction.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The course focuses on presenting literary texts forming the canon of British literature in their historical and theoretical contexts. During the course the students will learn how to analyse and interpret selected works of poetry, fiction, and drama, using basic literary concepts and referring to biographical and historical sources.

Content distribution:

1. Introduction; Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D'Urbervilles (selected fragments)

2. Oscar Wilde, The Portrait of Dorian Gray

3. Robert Louis Stevenson, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

4. Rudyard Kipling, "The White Man's Burden"; Plain Tales from the Hills (two stories: “His Chance in Life” and “Lispeth”)

5. Joseph Conrad, The Heart of Darkness

6. E.M. Forster, A Room with a View (novel or film adaptation)

7. D. H. Lawrence, selected short stories and poems

8. World War I poetry: Wilfred Owen, “Arms and the Boy”, “Anthem for Doomed Youth;” Isaac Rosenberg, “Returning, We Hear the Larks;” Edward Thomas, “Liberty,” “The Owl”

9. James Joyce, A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man; Dubliners (selected short stories)

10. Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway

11. William Butler Yeats, “Sailing to Byzantium”; Cathleen ni Houlihan

12. T.S. Eliot, “The Waste Land” (fragments), “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”

13. Agatha Christie, The Mysterious Affair at Styles (novel or film adaptation)

14. Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

15. Post-war poetry: selected poems by Philip Larkin, Dylan Thomas and W.H. Auden

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Primary reading list:

1. Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D'Urbervilles (selected fragments)

2. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

3. Robert Louis Stevenson, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

4. Rudyard Kipling, "The White Man's Burden"; Plain Tales from the Hills (two stories: “His Chance in Life” and “Lispeth”)

5. Joseph Conrad, The Heart of Darkness

6. E.M. Forster, A Room with a View

7. D. H. Lawrence, selected short stories and poems

8. World War I poetry: Wilfred Owen, “Arms and the Boy”, “Anthem for Doomed Youth;” Isaac Rosenberg, “Returning, We Hear the Larks;” Edward Thomas, “Liberty,” “The Owl”

9. James Joyce, A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man; Dubliners (selected short stories)

10. Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway

11. William Butler Yeats, “Sailing to Byzantium”; Cathleen ni Houlihan

12. T.S. Eliot, “The Waste Land”, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”

13. Agatha Christie, The Mysterious Affair at Styles

14. Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

15. Post-war poetry: W.H. Auden ("Funeral Blues", "Lullaby"), Dylan Thomas, ("Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night") and Philip Larkin ("Going, Going", "This Be the Verse")

Further reading:

Blamires, Harry. 2003. A Short History of English Literature. 2nd edition. London-New York: Routledge.

1. Bradbury, Malcolm, ed. 2011. The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories. London: Penguin.

2. Carter, Ronald and John McRae. 1997. The Routledge History of Literature in English. Britain and Ireland. London-New York: Routledge.

3. Cuddon, J.A. 1998. The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Theory. London: Penguin.

4. Greenblatt, Stephen and M. H. Abrams. 2006. The Norton Anthology of English Literature. 8th edition. New York-London: W.W Norton & Company.

5. Kermode, Frank and John Hollander, eds. 1973. The Oxford Anthology of English Literature: Modern British Literature. NY: Oxford University Press.

Uwagi: (tylko po angielsku)

Teaching methods may include traditional classroom, asynchronous and synchronous methods. In the case of remote learning, USOS mail, Moodle and MS Teams will be used to communicate with students.

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2023/24" (zakończony)

Okres: 2023-10-01 - 2024-02-19
Wybrany podział planu:
Przejdź do planu
Typ zajęć:
Ćwiczenia, 30 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Joanna Antoniak
Prowadzący grup: Joanna Antoniak
Strona przedmiotu: https://moodle.umk.pl/course/view.php?id=1268
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Ćwiczenia - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The aim of this tutorial is to familiarise students with British literature from late Victorian to modernist fiction.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The course focuses on presenting literary texts forming the canon of British literature in their historical and theoretical contexts. During the course the students will learn how to analyse and interpret selected works of poetry, fiction, and drama, using basic literary concepts and referring to biographical and historical sources.

Content distribution:

1. Introduction; Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D'Urbervilles (selected fragments)

2. Oscar Wilde, The Portrait of Dorian Gray

3. Robert Louis Stevenson, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

4. Rudyard Kipling, "The White Man's Burden"; Plain Tales from the Hills (two stories: “His Chance in Life” and “Lispeth”)

5. Joseph Conrad, The Heart of Darkness

6. E.M. Forster, A Room with a View (novel or film adaptation)

7. D. H. Lawrence, selected short stories and poems

8. World War I poetry: Wilfred Owen, “Arms and the Boy”, “Anthem for Doomed Youth;” Isaac Rosenberg, “Returning, We Hear the Larks;” Edward Thomas, “Liberty,” “The Owl”

9. James Joyce, A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man; Dubliners (selected short stories)

10. Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway

11. William Butler Yeats, “Sailing to Byzantium”; Cathleen ni Houlihan

12. T.S. Eliot, “The Waste Land” (fragments), “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”

13. Agatha Christie, The Mysterious Affair at Styles (novel or film adaptation)

14. Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

15. Post-war poetry: selected poems by Philip Larkin, Dylan Thomas and W.H. Auden

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Primary reading list:

1. Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D'Urbervilles (selected fragments)

2. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

3. Robert Louis Stevenson, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

4. Rudyard Kipling, "The White Man's Burden"; Plain Tales from the Hills (two stories: “His Chance in Life” and “Lispeth”)

5. Joseph Conrad, The Heart of Darkness

6. E.M. Forster, A Room with a View

7. D. H. Lawrence, selected short stories and poems

8. World War I poetry: Wilfred Owen, “Arms and the Boy”, “Anthem for Doomed Youth;” Isaac Rosenberg, “Returning, We Hear the Larks;” Edward Thomas, “Liberty,” “The Owl”

9. James Joyce, A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man; Dubliners (selected short stories)

10. Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway

11. William Butler Yeats, “Sailing to Byzantium”; Cathleen ni Houlihan

12. T.S. Eliot, “The Waste Land”, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”

13. Agatha Christie, The Mysterious Affair at Styles

14. Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

15. Post-war poetry: W.H. Auden ("Funeral Blues", "Lullaby"), Dylan Thomas, ("Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night") and Philip Larkin ("Going, Going", "This Be the Verse")

Further reading:

Blamires, Harry. 2003. A Short History of English Literature. 2nd edition. London-New York: Routledge.

1. Bradbury, Malcolm, ed. 2011. The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories. London: Penguin.

2. Carter, Ronald and John McRae. 1997. The Routledge History of Literature in English. Britain and Ireland. London-New York: Routledge.

3. Cuddon, J.A. 1998. The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Theory. London: Penguin.

4. Greenblatt, Stephen and M. H. Abrams. 2006. The Norton Anthology of English Literature. 8th edition. New York-London: W.W Norton & Company.

5. Kermode, Frank and John Hollander, eds. 1973. The Oxford Anthology of English Literature: Modern British Literature. NY: Oxford University Press.

Uwagi: (tylko po angielsku)

Teaching methods may include traditional classroom, asynchronous and synchronous methods. In the case of remote learning, USOS mail, Moodle and MS Teams will be used to communicate with students.

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Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu.
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