A World of Adventures in Joseph Conrad's Novels WH-KON-JosephCon
Lecture presents prose of Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski - known as Joseph Conrad, and focuses on selected issues addressed in his novels and on their reception.
(in Polish) Grupa przedmiotów ogólnouczenianych
Learning outcome code/codes
Type of subject
H2A_W01; H2A_W10; H2A_U01
Justification of ECTS:
active participation in the course 15h = 2 ECTS
individual reading 45h = 2 ECTS
preparation for the exam 30h = 1 ECTS
Summary: 90h = 5 ECTS
Students will be able to understand the importance of main and seminal works of Conrad from different cultural perspectives.
From a theoretical point of view students will be able to confront different schools of interpretation of Conrad's prose.
- Oral presentation - 60%
- Individual short exercise - 30%
- Participation in class - 10%
Each subject will be firstly provided as a lecture on the particular issue, then further discussed in accordance with further readings.
All required readings are available in The Library of Humanities room 303 at Devaitis Campus New Building. Folder will be provided to use in place at student request by the library staff.
Final grade is based on triple factorial assessment :
1.Attendance (up to one absence allowed)
2. Activity (constant assessment based on student activities during the spam of the course and academic knowledge of required readings.)
3. Oral exam.
The selected essays available at:
Conrad Under Familial Eyes, texts selected and edited by Zdzisław Najder, translated by Halina Carroll-Najder, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1983
Najder Zdzisław, Joseph Conrad. A Life, translated by Halina Najder, Camden House; Rochester, New York 2007
Conrad: Eastern and Western Perspectives, General Editor: Wiesław Krajka; Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin; Columbia University Press, New York; Boulder – Lublin – New York 1993; selected essays
Conrad in the twenty-first century. Contemporary Approaches and Perspectives, edited by Carola M. Kaplan, Peter Lancelot Mallios and Andrea White, Routledge; New York, London 2005
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