609048 British and/or Postcolonial Literature: War Poetry

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Mag. Dr. Ulrich Pallua Mag. Dr. Ulrich Pallua, +43 512 507 4194, +43 512 507 34421
609048
British and/or Postcolonial Literature: War Poetry
PS 2
5
weekly
each semester
English

The aim of this course is to show how the two wars impacted on British society at that time and how the experiences of the war has formed the pillars of modern British society.

“British War Poetry and Beyond” – War poetry from WWI and WWII as well as the Falklands War in 1982. It will not only feature the most important British war poets but will also deal with Pink Floyd respectively Roger Waters’s lyrics/critique in his lyrics dealing with WWII and the Falklands War/Thatcher government at that time.

presentations, discussions

written

Borsbey, J. and R. Swan, eds. A Collection of First World War Poetry. Recanati: Young Adult Readers, 2013. Print.
Kendall, Tim. Modern English War Poetry. Oxford: OUP, 2006. Print.
Stallworthy, Jon, ed. The Oxford Book of War Poetry. Oxford: OUP, 1984. Print.
Stallworthy, Jon, ed. The New Oxford Book of War Poetry. Oxford: OUP, 2014. Print.
The Cambridge Companion to Literature of World War II. Ed. Marina MacKay. Cambridge: CUP, 2009. Print.
The Oxford Handbookof British and Irish War Poetry. Ed. Tim Kendall. Oxford: OUP, 2007. Print.

BA Programme 2009: positive completion of compulsory moduls 3 and 16

Teacher Training Programme 2001: VO2: Introduction to British and Postcolonial Literary Studies

Due to substantial differences in the allocation of ECTS-Credits in various curricula (teacher training program - BA/MA English and American Studies), the requirements for this course vary. Information will be provided by the instructor at the beginning of the course.

06.10.2015
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Date Time Location
Tue 2015-10-06
13.45 - 15.15 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Tue 2015-10-13
13.45 - 15.15 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Tue 2015-10-20
13.45 - 15.15 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Tue 2015-10-27
13.45 - 15.15 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Tue 2015-11-03
13.45 - 15.15 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Tue 2015-11-10
13.45 - 15.15 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Tue 2015-11-17
13.45 - 15.15 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Tue 2015-11-24
13.45 - 15.15 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Tue 2015-12-01
13.45 - 15.15 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Tue 2015-12-15
13.45 - 15.15 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Tue 2016-01-12
13.45 - 15.15 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Tue 2016-01-19
13.45 - 15.15 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Tue 2016-01-26
13.45 - 15.15 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Tue 2016-02-02
13.45 - 15.15 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free