The Gender of Modernism:
Prof. Elisabeth Bronfen
Tuesday 16.15 -18.00
(2.) Virginia Woolf: A Room of One's Own
(3.) Henry James: Daisy Miller
(4.) Edith Wharton: The Custom of the Country
(5.) Wharton cont.
(6.) Ernest Hemingway: "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber"
(7.) F. Scott Fitzgerald: Tender is the Night
(8.) Zelda S. Fitzgerald: Save me the Waltz
The New Woman
(9.) Secretaries: Kitty Foyle (screening)
(10.) Show Girls: Golddiggers of 1935 (screening)
The Quiet British
(11.) Elizabeth Bowen: Death of the Heart
(12.) Rosamund Lehman: Dusty Answer
(13.) Jean Rhys: Goodmorning, Midnight
(14.) Yuletide finish
the extensive reading expected of students, written excercises are kept
to a minimum. Bear in mind, however, that 1 KP equals 30 hours of your
Students will be asked to do a written protocol of one of the sessions
and have one written idea (statement, thesis, observation) per class to
speak if called upon.
6 KP Students will be asked in addition to write a paper on issues raised in the seminar (180 hours of your time).