Course readings: British modernist fiction (Dana Bădulescu)

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Year of Study: 3rd  Year

English Majors and Minors

Academic term: 5

Course and seminar taught by: Associate Professor PhD Dana Bădulescu

Compulsory Readings (to be discussed in seminar sessions, in this order)

  1. Virginia Woolf, ”Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Brown” (essay) and A Room of One’s Own (essay) (with a focus on chapters 1, 2, 3 and 6)
  2. Virginia Woolf, Dalloway (novel) (in its entirety)
  3. Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse (novel) (chapters 6, 7, 8, 17 and 18 in Part I, ”The Window”; the whole of Part II, ”Time Passes”; chapter 4, chapter 6, chapter 12, and chapter 14 in Part III, ”The Lighthouse”) and The Waves (novel) (the sequence of the first three sections in Italics alternating with the sections in normal print, and the last section in normal print, beginning ’Now to sum up,’ said Bernard.” )
  4. Katherine Mansfield, ”Bliss” (short story) (in its entirety)
  5. James Joyce, ”The Dead” (novella) (from Dubliners) (in its entirety)
  6. James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (novel) (in its entirety)
  7. James Joyce, Ulysses (novel) (chapter 3 ”Proteus” in Part I, chapter 4 ”Calypso” in Part II, and ”Penelope” in Part III)
  8. H. Lawrence, ”England, My England” (novella) (in its entirety) and E. M. Forster, ”The Story of a Panic” (short story) (in its entirety)
  9. H. Lawrence, Sons and Lovers (novel) (in its entirety)
  10. H. Lawrence, The Rainbow (novel) (chapter 1, chapter 6, and chapter 16) and Women in Love (novel) (chapter 3, chapter 7, chapter 8, chapter 20, chapter 26, chapter 30 and 31)
  11. Aldous Huxley, Point Counter Point (novel) (chapter 5, chapter 6, chapter 22, and chapter 37) and ”D. H. Lawrence” (essay on D. H. Lawrence)
  12. M. Forster, A Passage to India (novel) (in its entirety)