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Day studies:

Introduction to Literature. Wstęp do literaturoznawstwa

Topics and texts: literary convention – What is Literature?; poetry – poetic diction, speaking I; fiction before 1900 – ‘Text: Characterization’ by S. Rimmon-Kenan; from Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations and

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice; fiction after 1900 – ‘Text: Focalization’ by S. Rimmon-Kenan; James Joyce’s Eveline; very recent fiction -‘Story, Events’ by S. Rimmon-Kenan; Angela Carter’s The Werewolf and Snow Child;translation studies – fiction in translation exercises; literary criticism – Roland Barthes’s The Death of the Author and from Mythologies; Metafiction,genre criticism – Patrick Parrinder’sScience Fiction; Philip K. Dick’s Pre-persons and We Can Remember It for You Wholesale; film studies – Steve Neale’s ‘You’ve Got To Be Fucking Kidding!’Knowledge, Belief and Judgement in Science Fiction and The Thing (movie) by John Carpenter