Monday, June 9, 2008

Timetable


Semester Two (21/7/-25/10/08)


Week 1
Mon (21/7) - 3-4 pm, lecture 1
Introduction: The Novel since 1900

Thurs (24/7)- 3-4 pm, lecture 2
Willa Cather: What is a Novel?

Week 2
Mon (28/7): 3-4 pm, lecture 3
Willa Cather: My √Āntonia (1918) - The Significance of the Frontier in American History

Thurs (31/7): 3-4 pm, lecture 4
James Joyce: International Modernism

Tutorial 1: Introductions

Week 3
Mon (4/8) - 3-4 pm, lecture 5
James Joyce: A Portrait of the Artist (1916) - Stephen Hero

Thurs (7/8) - 3-4 pm, lecture 6
James Joyce: A Portrait of the Artist - The 3 Nets

Tutorial 2: Willa Cather

Week 4
Mon (11/8) - 3-4 pm, lecture 7
E. M. Forster: Bloomsbury & The Raj

Thurs (14/8) - 3-4 pm, lecture 8
E. M. Forster: A Passage to India (1924) - Plot

Tutorial 3: James Joyce

Assignment 1: Close-reading exercise due in


Week 5
Mon (18/8) - 3-4 pm, lecture 9
E. M. Forster: A Passage to India - The Trial

Thurs (21/8) - 3-4 pm, lecture 10
John Barth: Existentialism, Postmodernism & the Postwar

Tutorial 4: E. M. Forster

Week 6
Mon (25/8) - 3-4 pm, lecture 11
John Barth: The Floating Opera (1957) - Detail

Thurs (28/8) - 3-4 pm, lecture 12
John Barth: The End of the Road (1958) - Character

Tutorial 5: John Barth: The Floating Opera


MID-SEMESTER BREAK (1/9-12/9/08)


Week 7
Mon (15/9) - 3-4 pm, lecture 13
Graham Greene: The Bipolar Explorer [Sean Sturm]

Thurs (18/9) - 3-4 pm, lecture 14
Graham Greene: The Comedians (1966) - Theme & Symbolism

Tutorial 6: John Barth: The End of the Road

Assignment 2: Essay due in


Week 8
Mon (22/9) - 3-4 pm, lecture 15
Graham Greene: The Comedians (1966) - That Voodoo You Do

Thurs (25/9) - 3-4 pm, lecture 16
Margaret Atwood: Feminist Discourses [Agnieszka Zabicka]

Tutorial 7: Graham Greene

Week 9
Mon (29/9) - 3-4 pm, lecture 17
Margaret Atwood: Cat’s Eye (1988) – Time

Thurs (2/10) - 3-4 pm, lecture 18
Margaret Atwood: Cat's Eye - Bullies & Artists

Tutorial 8: Margaret Atwood

Week 10
Mon (6/10) - 3-4 pm, lecture 19
Louise Erdrich: The Native American Renaissance

Thurs (9/10) - 3-4 pm, lecture 20
Louise Erdrich: Tracks (1988) - Structure

Tutorial 9: Louise Erdrich

Week 11
Mon (13/10) - 3-4 pm, lecture 21
Ian McEwan: Thatcher Means Death

Thurs (16/10) - 3-4 pm, lecture 22
Ian McEwan: Atonement (2001) – Style

Tutorial 10: Ian McEwan

Week 12
Mon (20/10) - 3-4 pm, lecture 23
Ian McEwan: Atonement – The 30s & the 40s

Thurs (23/10) - 3-4 pm, lecture 24
Conclusion: The 21st Century


Labour Day (27/10/08)

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