At the end of the class, the student should be able to analyse different types of pictures ( paintings, engravings, drawings) thanks to technical terms. He/she also should be able to spot key moments of history and acquire some cultural notions.
ROGER/WINTER : Students will concentrate particularly on writing literary dissertations and in depth study of the text both with regard to content and to the language, style and staging. The technique of the historical play will also be compared with that of the romantic comedy.
This class will look at key moments in history and basic cultural concepts suing various artistic supports: paintings, engravings, sketches, photos etc. We shall also learn the technical vocabulary needed for this type of analysis.
We shall be looking at three main areas:
- The visual arts in the English-speaking world in the 20th century.
- How to understand and analyse the visual arts in English
- Structuring an artistic analysis or commentary
VATANPOUR : Students will concentrate particularly on understanding the ways the authors evoke money and wealth in their texts and the message they intend to convey about the place of money in 20th century society and its relationship to the American dream.
- SHAKESPEARE, Titus Andronicus
- SHAKESPEARE, Twelfth Night
Martin Amis, Money, Penguin, 1985.
John Dos Passos, The Big Money, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1933
Norman Mailer, An American Dream, Henry Holt and Company, 1965
Henry Miller, “Money and How It gets that Way” in Stand Still Like the Hummingbird, A New Directions Paperbook, 1962
John Keats, to Autumn, ||Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure, ||Lord Byron, Don Juan, song 1, ||Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Kublah Khan,