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COURSE TITLE : Introduction to Literature and Literary Studies

COURSE CODE : LACS 20013

COURSE CREDIT : 3 units

PRE-REQUISITE :

COURSE DESCRIPTION : The course familiarizes the students with the fundamentals of the scholarly
discipline of literary studies, specifically its history and practice. It prepares the students for endeavors
that require the tools of both scholars and lifelong learners including literary and rhetorical expressions,
critical and imaginative thinking, creative and effective presentation and productions, and social and
cultural analysis, and the basic concepts, genres, approaches, and methods in such undertakings.

Course Requirements:

 Each student is expected to report about a certain topic for the subject
 Journals are also a requirement of this course.
 Essays
 Quizzes
Date Topic
JULY
6 Introduction to the course
13  What is literature, what is a text? By
Mario Klarer (R1)
 The Death of Author by Roland
Barthes (R2)
 What is an Author by Michel Foucault
(R3)
 Readers and Reading by Andrew
Bennett and Nicholas Royle (R4)
20  The author as Reader by Alberto
Manguel (R5)
 The translator as Reader by Alberto
Manguel (R6)
 Manners of Interpretation and ends of
Interpretation by Miguel Tamen (R7)
 Figurative Language by Thomas
McLaughlin (R8)
27  Literary History by Lee Patterson(R9)
 Poetry by Tison Pugh and Margaret E.
Johnson. (R10)
 A Defence of Poetry by Percy Bysshe
Shelley (R11)
 Prose Fiction by Tison Pugh and
Margaret E. Johnson. (R12)
AUGUST
3  Rambler No. 4 -On Fiction- by Samuel
Johnson (R13)
 Drama/Plays Tison Pugh and Margaret
E. Johnson (R14)
 Poetics by Aristotle (R15)
 Cinematic Adaptation in Literature by
Tison Pugh and Margaret E. Johnson
(R16)
10  Adaptation and appropriation by Julie
Sanders (R17)
 The Historical Texts as Literary
Artifact by Hayden White (R18)
 Pre-classical and Classical Greek
Literature (c. 750–350 BCE) by Tison
Pugh and Margaret E. Johnson and
Literary text Oedipus by Sophocles
(R19)
 Classical Chinese Literature (c. 1000–
200 BCE) by ) by Tison Pugh and
Margaret E. Johnson and Literary Text
The Dream of the Red Chamber (R20)
17  Arabic and Persian Literature from the
Middle Ages by Tison Pugh and
Margaret E. Johnson and Literary Text
Epic of Gilgamesh (R21)
 Literature of the European Renaissance
(1350–1650) Tison Pugh and Margaret
E. Johnson and Literary Text Don
Quixote by Cervantes (R22)
 Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature
(1820-1910) by Tison Pugh and
Margaret E. Johnson and Literary Text
Anna Karenina by leo Tolstoy (R23)
 Literature of European Modernism
(1910–1945) by Tison Pugh and
Margaret E. Johnson and Literary Text
The Stranger by Albert Camus (R24)
24  Postcolonial African Literature (1950–
Present) by Tison Pugh and Margaret
E. Johnson and Literary Text Things
Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe (R25)
 Postcolonial Asian-American
Literature (1950–Present) by Rachel C.
Lee and Literary Text America is in the
Heart by Carlos Bulosan (R26)
 Twentieth-Century Latin American
Literature (1940–Present) by by Tison
Pugh and Margaret E. Johnson Literary
Text One Hundred Years of Solitude
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (R27)
 Postmodernism, Then by Jason
Gladstone and Daniel Worden and
Literary Text Kafka on the Shore
(2002) by Haruki Murakami (R28)

31MIDTERM
SEPTEMBER
7  Digital and the Literature by Andrew
Piper and Literary Text The Imaginary
20th Century by Norman Klien (R29)
 The Role of Evidence in Reading,
Writing, and Discussion and Close
Reading of Complex Texts by Douglas
Fisher Nancy Frey (R30)
 Prophetic, thematic, and contrastive
symbol, Auxiliary (R31)
 Rendered, and symbol of poetic justice,
Maverick symbol (R32)
14  Chapter 1 William Empson (R33)
 Chapter 2 William Empson (R34)
 Chapter 3 William Empson (R35)
 Chapter 4 William Empson (R36)
21  Chapter 5 William Empson (R33)
 Chapter 6 William Empson (R34)
 Chapter 7 William Empson (R35)
 What was Close Reading by Barbara
Herrnstein Smith (R36)
28  The Novel by Franco Moretti (R37)
 Graphs, Maps, and Trees by Franco
Moretti (R38)
 The Filipino Author as a Producer by
C. Cruz (R39)
 Pag-aklas, pagbaklas, at pagbagtas by
R. Tolentino (R40)
OCTOBER
5  Nationalist literature and On protest
literature (R41)
 Philippine literature by Isagani Cruz
(R42)
 Consultation for Final paper
12  Consultation final paper
19 FINALS (Submission)
Last four