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Syllabus of 2nd year MASTER LMD

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Syllabus of 2nd year MASTER LMD

Post by sassy86 on Sun Sep 04, 2011 1:00 pm

Module of Literary criticism:

Marxist literary theory :
-Machererian criticism (Pierre Macherey's productive model)
Study and analysis of:
"Marxism and Ideology: Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness" by Steve Smith
-George Lucka'cs (reflective model)
"Petales of Blood as a Mirror of the African Revolution" by Grant Kamenju
"Othello and the Dignity of Man" by David Craig

Dialogics: (Bakhtin mainly and few about Julia Kristeva)
Study and analysis of:"Rabelais and His World" by Katerina Clark and Michael Holquist
Intertextuality
Dialogics

Psychoanalytic criticism:
Study and analysis of:
The Unconscious of literature
"Some Character-Types Met with in Psycho-Analytical Work" by Sigmund Freud

Feminist criticism:
"Sorties" by Helen Cixous
"Feminity, narrative and psychoanalysis" by Juliet Mitchel

Post-structuralism:
"Deconstruction: Henry James, In the Cage" by Douglas Tallack
"The death of the author" by Rolan Barth

Structuralism:
"The typology of Detective Fiction" by Tzvetan Todorov
Essays and works of Gerard Genette.

Postcolonial literary criticism: (main figures: Edward Said, Homi Bhabha, and Gayatri Spivak)
Study and analysis of the first chapter of Edward Said's Orientalism
Study and analysis of the work of our great Professor Arab Si Abderahman, teacher of this module:
"A Yankee Candidate on the Barbary Shore." by Arab, Si A. In Algerien Studies. 1997.pp. 81-89



Module of Shakespear in the Cinema: Twelfth Night on Stage and Screen

Shakespeare's Twelfth Night V.s recent film versions


Week 1: General introduction to seminar
Week 2: Twelfth Night:
a)construction and plot
b) comedy and seriousness in Twelfth Night
Week 3: Characterization in Twelfth Night
Week 4: Characterization (continued)
Week 5: Language in Twelfth Night
Week 6: Sexual disguise in Twelfth Night

Proposed films:


Twelfth Night: John Gorried (Director) BBC Production
Twelfth Night: Trevor Nunn (Director)
Twelfth Night: Kenneth Branagh (Director)


**The following issues are submitted for research, analysis and debate:

-Problems of Space (location(s), Setting(s) Rhythm, Mood…etc
-The stage comedian V.s the film actor (presence V.s attraction)
-Themes and sub-themes are revealed, emphasized or downplayed as we more from one medieum to another.
-Disguise, self deception, love
-The language: the original Shakespeare text V.s the film text
-The poetic language of Twelfth Night: what is left of it?
-Other issues may be discussed
-Shakespeare's plays made into films: For or against? The debate is on.
-Shakespeare's plays made into films: a reinterpretation? Conductive to a more democratic share of Shakespeare's plays?
Or a mere commercial "Shakesploitation"?



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Post by sassy86 on Sun Sep 04, 2011 1:18 pm

Module of Aesthetics and literary criticism:

Two literary works to be dealt with:

Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray
Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

_ The movement of Aestheticism and mainly Oscar Wilde as the forefather of the concept (his hedonist life style ...etc)
_ Debating the possibility of application of Aestheticism in literature and movement of "Art of art's sake"

Module of Comparative literature:
(Main concept to be dealt with: Orality and Hebridity )

Two works of literature to be dealt with:
Ngugi's The Devil on the Cross
Ahmadou Kourouma's Les Soleils des Indépendances




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Post by Guest on Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:49 pm

Thank you , Sassy86

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Post by sassy86 on Mon Sep 05, 2011 12:01 am

You're welcome my dear Hadiya Smile
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Post by assi4ever on Tue Sep 06, 2011 8:19 pm

thank u soooooooooo much
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Post by sassy86 on Wed Sep 07, 2011 11:22 am

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Post by sabine on Sat Sep 10, 2011 6:47 pm

Thank you soooooooooooooo much sassy86 for your useful post. Would you post the syllabus of 1st year (master) pleasssssssssse? It would be very helpful for me.
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Re: Syllabus of 2nd year MASTER LMD

Post by sassy86 on Sun Sep 11, 2011 1:42 pm

Your welcome my dear Sabine. Here is the program of 1st year Master Lmd
http://blida-english.bbactif.com/t1818-syllabus-of-master-1-lmd#16845

i'm sorry dear, i was a bit busy lately. I have still all the documents, my essays and so on, i will give them to you when we will meet next week
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Re: Syllabus of 2nd year MASTER LMD

Post by sabine on Sun Oct 28, 2012 11:33 pm

Hi mates, this year there has been many changes in terms of the modules and the program as well.
the only module that remains is comparative literature

sassy86 wrote:


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Module of Comparative literature:[/color] (Main concept to be dealt with: Orality and Hebridity )

Two works of literature to be dealt with:
Ngugi's The Devil on the Cross
Ahmadou Kourouma's Les Soleils des Indépendances



Postmodernism
postmodernism (definition)
-Themes of postmodernism
-postmodernist techniques
after going through the main characteristics of postmodernism we'll try to study those elements in kurt vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-five
and Pynchon's the Crying Lot of 49.

The Elizebathan Theatre( with a focus on shakespeare plays: twelfth night, hamlet and macbeth)

week1: general intoduction to the seminar
week2: shakespeare and his contemporaries
week3 and 4: a study of macbeth and hamlet
week5: focus on twelfth night. plot(s)?: comedy and seriousness in twelfth night.
week6: characterization twelfth night.
week7: language twelfth night.
week8: wit and humour twelfth night.
week9: sexual disguise twelfth night.

Literature and cinema
a comparative study of Joseph conrad's heart of darkness and the movie (which is an interpretation of the novel) Appocolypse Now

British commonwealth

case study:
India, canada, australia, nigeria, Ireland and new zeland

-a historical background
-the prossess of decolonialization
-the present political, social and economic issues.

and Research methodology

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Post by sassy86 on Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:48 pm

Thanks dear for the contribution
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Post by sabine on Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:26 pm

You're welcome darling
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