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Faculty of Literature and Philosophy
MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
Course unit
ENGLISH LITERATURE 2
LE05104436, A.A. 2012/13

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Degree course First cycle degree in
MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
LE0603, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2012/13
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ENGLISH LITERATURE 2
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge ALESSANDRA PETRINA L-LIN/10

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses L-LIN/10 English Literature 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 01/10/2012
End of activities 26/01/2013
Show course schedule 2017/18 Reg.2008 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
9 1819 - Petrina 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 PETRINA ALESSANDRA (Presidente)
OBOE ANNALISA (Membro Effettivo)
CORONATO ROCCO (Supplente)
PARLATI MARIA MADDALENA (Supplente)
8 1718 - Petrina 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 PETRINA ALESSANDRA (Presidente)
OBOE ANNALISA (Membro Effettivo)
CORONATO ROCCO (Supplente)
PARLATI MARIA MADDALENA (Supplente)
7 1415 - Petrina 01/10/2014 30/11/2015 PETRINA ALESSANDRA (Presidente)
OBOE ANNALISA (Membro Effettivo)
CORONATO ROCCO (Supplente)
6 1213 - Petrina 01/10/2012 30/11/2013 PETRINA ALESSANDRA (Presidente)
OBOE ANNALISA (Membro Effettivo)
CORONATO ROCCO (Supplente)
5 1314 - Petrina 01/10/2013 30/11/2014 PETRINA ALESSANDRA (Presidente)
OBOE ANNALISA (Membro Effettivo)
3 1516 - Petrina 01/10/2015 30/11/2016 PETRINA ALESSANDRA (Presidente)
OBOE ANNALISA (Membro Effettivo)
CORONATO ROCCO (Supplente)
PARLATI MARIA MADDALENA (Supplente)
2 1112 - Petrina 01/10/2011 30/11/2012 PETRINA ALESSANDRA (Presidente)
OBOE ANNALISA (Membro Effettivo)
1 1617 - Petrina 01/10/2016 30/11/2017 PETRINA ALESSANDRA (Presidente)
OBOE ANNALISA (Membro Effettivo)
CORONATO ROCCO (Supplente)
PARLATI MARIA MADDALENA (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites:
Target skills and knowledge:: Learning how to analyse a text: theme, structure, poetic techniques, narrative strategies, style.
Getting to know literary periods, writers and genres of early modern English literature (sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries)
Course unit contents: English literary history from the early sixteenth to the first half of the seventeenth century. Analysis of the historical and social context, with a survey of the main authors and literary trends. The role of politics in literary production. Elizabethan theatre and its forms, Analysis of a choice of texts from the Henrician, Elizbethan and Jacobean periods.
Planned learning activities: Introductory sections of the Norton Anthology that will be discussed (page numbers refer to the 2006 edition of the Anthology):

The Sixteenth Century - Introduction (pp. 485-513)
Faith in Conflict - The English Bible (pp. 616-618)
The Early Seventeenth Century - Introduction (pp. 1235-1259)

You will be expected to discuss the following writers (see introductory section for each writer in the Norton Anthology):

Sir Thomas More (pp. 518-21)
Sir Thomas Wyatt The Elder (pp. 592-94)
Roger Ascham (pp. 641-42)
Elizabeth I (pp. 687-88)
Edmund Spenser (pp. 705-08)
Sir Walter Raleigh (p. 917)
Sir Philip Sidney (pp. 947-48)
Christopher Marlowe (pp. 1002-04)
William Shakespeare (pp. 1058-60)
John Donne (pp. 1260-62)
Ben Jonson (pp. 1324-26)
John Webster (pp. 1461-62)
Sir Francis Bacon (pp. 1550-51)
Thomas Hobbes (pp. 1594-95)
Andrew Marvell (pp. 1695-97)
John Milton (pp. 1785-89)

Texts in the anthology to be analysed:

Sir Thomas More, Utopia (pp. 521-90)
Thomas Wyatt, Whoso List to Hunt (p. 595)
“ , I find no peace (p. 596)
The English Bible (pp. 618-21)
Roger Ascham, from “The Scholemaster” (pp. 642-45)
Sir Philip Sidney, The Defense of Poesy (pp. 953-74)
“ , Astrophil and Stella, sonnets 1, 15, 31 (pp. 977-80)
Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus (pp. 1022-55)
William Shakespeare, sonnets 1, 12, 116, 129 (pp. 1060-74)
“ , Twelfth Night (pp. 1077-1139)
John Donne, The Good Morrow (pp. 1263-64)
" , Holy Sonnet 10 (pp. 1296-97)
“ , Holy Sonnet 14 (pp. 1297-98)
" , from Death's Duel
Andrew Marvell, To his Coy Mistress (pp. 1703-04)
Textbooks: Stephen Greenblatt, The Norton Anthology of English Literature. Volume B: Sixteenth Century & Early Seventeenth Century. New York: Norton, 2005. Si veda "Programma esteso" per l'elenco completo di autori e testi da studiare Cerca nel catalogo
Arthur Kinney, The Cambridge Companion to English Literature 1500-1600. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Testo da studiare per intero Cerca nel catalogo
Stephen Greenblatt, Renaissance Self-Fashioning. London: The University of Chicago Press, 2005. Testo da studiare per intero Cerca nel catalogo
Additional notes about suggested reading:: Classes and final exams will be in ENGLISH
Teaching methods:
Assessment criteria: Oral discussion, in English
Further information: Il superamento dell'esame di Letteratura Inglese 1 è prerequisito fondamentale.