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Course Schedule ^top

19.04.05
organisation, preliminary information
Introduction: background and context
19.04.05
Ann Radcliffe: The Mysteries of Udolpho (1794) (1):
  the plot
26.05.05
Ann Radcliffe: The Mysteries of Udolpho (1794) (2):
  motifs and stock elements (female Gothic, the haunted castle, etc.)
04.05.05
Ann Radcliffe: The Mysteries of Udolpho (1794) (3):
  the sublime
10.05.05
Ann Radcliffe: The Mysteries of Udolpho (1794) (4):
  the uncanny
17.05.05
no class
Whitsun break
24.05.05
Samuel Taylor Coleridge:"Christabel" (1816)
31.05.05
Christine Feehan: The Scarletti Curse (2001) (1):
  plot, the category romance
07.06.05
Christine Feehan: The Scarletti Curse (2001) (2):
  reading the popular romance
Julia Kristeva: Powers of Horror (the abject)
14.06.05
Angela Carter: "The Bloody Chamber", "The Lady of the House of Love"
  (both from The Bloody Chamber, 1979)
20.06.05
film screening 1:
Mathieu Kassovitz, Gothika (2003)
21.06.05
Mathieu Kassovitz: Gothika (2003):
How to write a "Hausarbeit"
28.06.05
J. Sheridan LeFanu: Carmilla (1871-72)

04.07.05
film screening 2:
Terence Fisher, Horrors of Dracula (1958)
05.07.05
Terence Fisher: Horrors of Dracula (1958):
  Hammer Horror
11.07.05
film screening 3:
Francis Ford Coppola, Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
12.07.05
Francis Ford Coppola: Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992):
  Dracula as Gothic romance

Recapitulations + Group Presentations ^top

18.04.05
 
Group 01: recapitulation (12/04/05)
26.04.05
 
Group 02: recapitulation (19/04/05)
Group 03: Ann Radcliffe - her life and works.
03.05.05
 
Group 04: recapitulation (26/04/05)
10.05.05
 
Group 05: recapitulation (03/05/05)
Group 06: H. Walpole, The Castle of Otranto (1764) - a very brief plot summary.
24.05.05
 
Group 07: recapitulation (10/05/05)
Group 08: Romantic poetry - a very general introduction.
31.05.05
 
Group 09: recapitulation (24/05/05)
Group 21 (additional topic): Christine Feehan, The Dark Series.
07.06.05
 
Group 10: recapitulation (31/05/05)
Group 11: T. Modleski, "The Female Uncanny: Gothic Novels for Women" - a summary.
14.06.05
 
Group 12: recapitulation (07/06/05)
Group 13: 'Pastiche' as a postmodern stylistic device
21.06.05
 
Group 14: recapitulation (14/06/05
28.06.05
 
Group 15: recapitulation (21/06/05)
Group 16: Literary vampires - a very general survey.
05.07.05
 
Group 17: recapitulation (28/06/05)
Group 18: B. Stoker, Dracula (1897) - a very brief plot summary.
12.07.05
 
Group 19: recapitulation (05/07/05)
Group 20: Vampires and film - a concise overview.