Department of English

Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University


 

2202235  Reading and Analysis for the Study of English Literature

Puckpan Tipayamontri

Office: BRK 1106.1

Office Hours: M 13 and by appointment

Phone: 0 2218 4703

puckpan.t@chula.ac.th

 

Group 2

BRK 308

M 1112, Th 810

 

Course Outline

Class Time: M 1112, Th 810

 

Required Texts

  • Coursebook

  • Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird (1960)

  • J. B. Priestley, An Inspector Calls (1947)

Syllabus

 

Detailed Schedule

 

Requirements and Expectations

  • Reading Responses: Aside from occasional writing of other kinds, reading responses are useful exercises that attempt to explain, discuss or comment on a question that you pose about the reading. No more than one page double-spaced is expected per response but it should be well thought out. See samples.

  • Attendance and Participation: Discussion of the texts will be a big part of this class and students are encouraged to express their opinions, share observations and ask questions. Come prepared to discuss the reading material.

  • There will be 3 quizzes, a midterm, a final exam, and a final paper.

Studying Literature
  • Klarer, Mario.  An Introduction to Literary Studies.  2nd ed.  London: Routledge, 2004. (CL  820.9 K63I)

  • Brooks, Cleanth, and Robert Penn Warren.  Understanding Fiction.  3rd ed.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1998. (library has 2nd ed.)

  • Undergraduate Guide for Studying Literature (How well do you understand what you have read?, keeping a reading journal, critical terms for discussing literature, guidelines for writing essays, what the grade on your essay means, what to do with your marked essay, marking symbols and abbreviations; also has downloadable pdf file)

  • Literary Resources on the Net

Writing
Links
Essential References

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers.  7th ed.  New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2009. (library has 6th ed.)

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.  11th ed.  Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, 2003.

Oxford English Dictionary.  2nd ed.  20 vols.  Oxford: Oxford UP, 1989.

Roget's International Thesaurus.  6th ed.  Ed. Barbara Ann Kipfer.  New York: Harper, 2001. (library has 3rd ed.)
The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics.  Eds. Alex Preminger, Terry V. F. Brogan, and Frank J. Warnke.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 1993.

 

 

 


Home  |  Literary Terms  |  English Resources  |  Authors


Last updated October 13, 2010