Guia docente 2015_16
Facultad de Filología y Traducción
Grado en Lenguas Extranjeras
  Literatura y sociedad del primer idioma extranjero: Inglés
Tema Subtema
1.The relationship of Literature and society: An Introduction 1.1 Key concepts and approaches in English Studies
2. Philosophical and political thought through literature. 2.1 Influences: Hobbes, Locke and J. J. Rousseau.
2.2 Reflections on the Revolution in France: Edmund Burke.
2.2 The Rights of Man: Thomas Paine.
On Liberty: Stuart Mill.
Samuel Butler: Erewhon (1873)
3. Educational Thought. 3.1 Some Thoughts concerning Education: John Locke.
3.2 Influence of Emile by J. J. Rousseau.
3.3. The coming of Age Novel: Belinda, Evelina, Northanger Abbey, Great Expectations.
3.4. Vindication of Women Rights: Mary Wofstonecraft.l
4. Science and Religion. Faith and Doubt. 4.1.Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
4.1 Charles Darwin's extracts from "The Descent of Man".
4.2 Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach
4.3 Gerald Manly Hopkins' God's Grandeur
4.5 T. H. "Evolution and Ethics"
5. Social criticism: The "condition of England" question. 5.1 Reform and Revolution. Utopic thought.
5.2 Elizabeth Gaskell: North and South
5.3 "Socialism: Utopian and Scientific" by Friedrich Engels.
5.4 News from Nowhere by William Morris
5.5 Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
5.6 "The Soul of Man under Socialism" by Oscar Wilde
5.8 "Socialism and Liberty" by George Bernard Shaw
6.The place of Women in Society 6.1 The Woman Question
6.2 "The Enfranchisement of Women" by Harriet Taylor
6.3 The Angel in the House by Coventry Patmore
6.4 "The Girl of the Period" by Eliza Lynn Linton
6.5 "The New Aspect of the Woman Question" by Sarah Grand.
6.7 "Does Marriage hinder a Woman's Self-Development?" by Mona Caird.
6.8 Mrs. Warren's Profession by George B. Shaw
N.B. Al inicio del cuatrimestre estará disponible en Faitic el listado de lecturas obligatorias y películas incluidas cómo material del curso. El material de lectura obligatoria estará disponible en Faitic y en la Fotocopiadora de la Facultad.
Universidade de Vigo            | Rectorado | Campus Universitario | C.P. 36.310 Vigo (Pontevedra) | España | Tlf: +34 986 812 000