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Lecture Programme 2008-09


Lectures will be given in the Physics Lecture Theatre (over the bridge from the library) on Wednesdays at 12.00 noon.

Term 1


1 1Oct          Introduction to the course      Dr Macdonald  
2 8 Oct Origins of the Novel      Prof Treglown 
3 15 Oct   The Novel and Romance (Werther Prof Bell 
4 22 Oct  The European Gothic Novel (Fnstn, Sinner Madeleine Wood 
29 Oct    The Novel and Authorship (Fnstn)   Dr Jenainati
6 5 Nov   Reading Week -  No lecture 
7 12 Nov Nationalism and the Novel (Sinner, S and B, Mme B)   Dr Gardiner
8 19 Nov  Realism and the Nineteenth-Century Novel (S and B, GE, Mme B, AK) Dr Macdonald 
9 26 Nov   Gender, Plot and History (GE, Mme B, AK) Dr Frith 
10 3 Dec    Readers in the Texts (S and B, Mme B, AK, CP)  Dr Macdonald 



Term 2

1    7 January     Families and Narratives (GE, MB, AK)    Dr Gardiner

2    14 January   The Novel and Ideas (AK, CP)    Dr Kooy

3    21 January    The Novel and the City (GE, CP, Hunger)    Dr Macdonald

4    28 January    Character and the Unconscious (Sinner, AK, CP, Hunger)    Dr Gardiner

5    4 February    Naturalism (Germinal)    Dr Macdonald

6    11 February     Reading Week     No lecture

7    18 February    Ulysses and Modernism    Dr Katz

8    25 February      Literary and Non-Literary Languages (Hunger, Ulysses, Orlando)             Dr Gardiner

9    4 March        The European Gothic Novel (Fnstn, Sinner)  Dr Wood

10  11 March       Self-Conscious Fiction (Ulysses, Orlando)    Dr Macdonald

 Term 3

1    22 April    The European Novel and “Globalisation” (Germinal, Orlando, The Atom Station)    Dr Macdonald 

2    29 April    Conclusion: European and World Literature (Werther to The Atom Station)    Dr Macdonald 

3    6 May    Revision Lecture (i) Dr Macdonald 

4    13 May  Revision Lecture (ii): Exam Briefing  Dr Macdonald