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English Literature: Fictions of Memory and Forgetting: McEwan, Ishiguro, Sebald

Faculté de gestion: Faculté des lettres

Responsable(s): Rachel Falconer
Intervenant(s): -

Période de validité: 2014 -> 2014

Pas d'horaire défini.


Semestre d'automne
2 heures par semaine
28 heures par semestre

Langue(s) d'enseignement: anglais
Public: Oui
Crédits: 0


(a) Lead the seminar with a 10 minute presentation on the reading assigned to the seminar on that day. Normally the oral presentation should be closely connected to the topic of your critical essay (c). Please aim for 10 minutes exactly; I will cut off the presentation after 15 min. Non-graded, but required assignment.

(b) Write a critical essay of 4000 (+/- 250) words, on a topic of your choice relating to memory and fiction, and discussing in detail at least one of the novels on the syllabus.


Primary Texts (Required)

Ishiguro, Ishiguro. Never Let Me Go. London: Faber, 2005.

McEwan, Ian. Atonement. London: Cape, 2001.

Sebald, W. G. Austerlitz. Translated by Anthea Bell. London: Penguin Books, 2001.

Secondary Criticism:
Articles will be provided on Moodle.
There will also be a bibliography of further reading suggested.

Exigences du cursus d'études

BA in English or equivalent qualification.

Informations supplémentaires


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