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0175 - 文討:喬治歐威爾及歐洲概念 Seminar: George Orwell and the Idea of Europe

教育目標 Course Target

George Orwell achieved fame with Animal Farm (1945) and Nineteen Eighty-four (1949) and is considered one of the most important writers of the 20th cent. The purpose of the course is to survey the essential writings of Orwell and examine his lasting impact on contemporary literature and current discussions regarding politics, technology and popular culture. We will also study his understanding of European history and society and critical views regarding relations between the European powers and their colonies in Asia, Africa, and around the world. 1. Fiction: Down and Out in Paris and London (selections), The Road to Wigan Pier (selections) Homage to Catalonia (selections), Coming Up for Air (selections), Animal Farm, and Nineteen Eighty-four. 2. Essays and journalistic writings: "A Hanging", "Shooting an Elephant", "Why I Write", "Just Junk - But Who Can Resist It?", and other essays (depending on student presentation assignments). 3. Films: Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-four. 4. Documentaries and podcasts about Orwell's life and legacy.

參考書目 Reference Books

We will make use of printed editions of Orwell's writings. (As a variety of editions are in circulation and students may have access to copies in local libraries, we will discuss the specific text editions at the beginning of the semester.) In addition, we will view video podcasts, including a number of lectures posted on the Tunghai FLLD YouTube Channel, as well as films and other by the distinguished Orwell scholar John Rodden.

評分方式 Grading

評分項目 Grading Method 配分比例 Grading percentage 說明 Description
Midterm EssayMidterm Essay
Final EssayFinal Essay
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學分 Credit:2-0
上課時間 Course Time:Thursday/3,4[LAN013-1]
授課教師 Teacher:Henk Vynckier
修課班級 Class:外文系3,4
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