MABM207 Постмодернизмът в американската литература



* Lectures – 20 hours

* Workshops – 8 hours (these workshops are so designed as to provoke active student participation; they are based on individual work on tasks given previously, paper presentation on such a topic and/or debating during the seminars);

* End-term course review – 2 hours.

Grade is based on students’ participation in class throughout the semester and final exam.


* to give the students knowledge, awareness and guidelines of thinking concerning the uniqueness of American literary postmodernism;

* to provoke students' critical and creative thinking in the area of American postmodern theory and literary practice, as well as concerning recent and up-to-date socio-cultural phenomena.

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Американистика и британистика. Сравнителни изследвания (на английски език)


проф. Албена Бакрачева  д.н.

Описание на курса:


Успешно завършилите курса студенти:

1) знаят:

* have good knowledge of postmodern American fiction and poetry;

* have developed flexible ways of critical thinking.

2) могат:

* flexible critical thinking in the field of American Studies.

Предварителни изисквания:
Студентите да имат знания и/или умения:

• English language proficiency.

• Background in American literature and culture.

• Literary theory equipment.

Форми на провеждане:

Учебни форми:

Език, на който се води курса:

Теми, които се разглеждат в курса:

Литература по темите:

Foster, Hal, ed. The Anti-Aesthetic. Essays on Postmodern Culture. The New York Press, New York, 1998.

Postmodern American Fiction. A Norton Anthology. W.W.Norton & Company Ltd., New York and London, 1998.

Postmodern American Poetry. A Norton Anthology.W.W.Norton & Company Ltd., New York and London, 1994.

Eagleton, Terry. Literary Theory. An Introduction. The Univ. of Minnesota Press, MN, 1998.

Ruland, Richard. Bradbury, Malcolm. From Puritanism to Postmodernism. Penguin Books, New York, 1992.

Средства за оценяване:

Участие в семинари