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HS From Dickens to Neo-Dickens : Course Schedule

Course Schedule ^top

17-10-12
organisation
timeline
24-10-12
Background: Dickens's London
31-10-12
Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist 1:
genre (sensation fiction, Newgate novel, melodrama)
popular culture
07-11-12
Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist 2:
social criticism - the Poor Law, 'fallen' women
14-11-12
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations 1:
Dickens's children
21-11-12
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations 2:
Dickens's women: Estella + Miss Havisham - gender, madness/hysteria
28-11-12
Lloyd Jones, Mister Pip 1:
postcolonial rewriting
05-12-12
Lloyd Jones, Mister Pip 2:
Pacific identity
appropriating Great Expectations
12-12-12
Peter Carey, Jack Maggs 1:
rewriting authorship – Charles Dickens/Toby Oates
(Australian) identity
19-12-12
Peter Carey, Jack Maggs 2:
ethics of narration
trauma narrative
09-01-13
Dickens, Adaptation + Popular Culture:
Dickens 2012
Dickens on film
16-01-13
Carol Reed, Oliver!:
melodrama +/vs. muscial
23-01-13
Roman Polanski, Oliver Twist:
'realist' adaptation?
30-01-13
J. D. Sharpe, Oliver Twisted:
mashup
YA novel
06-02-13
Conclusion
open questions


Expert Groups ^top

07-11-12
expert group 1: Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist 2
14-11-12
expert group 2: Charles Dickens, Great Expectations 1
21-11-12
expert group 3: Charles Dickens, Great Expectations 2
28-11-12
expert group 4: Lloyd Jones, Mister Pip 1
05-12-12
expert group 5: Lloyd Jones, Mister Pip 2
12-12-12
expert group 6: Peter Carey, Jack Maggs 1:
19-12-12
expert group 7: Peter Carey, Jack Maggs 2:
09-01-13
expert group 8: Dickens, Adaptation + Popular Culture
16-01-13
expert group 9: Carol Reed, Oliver!
23-01-13
expert group 10: Roman Polanski, Oliver Twist
30-01-13
expert group 11: J. D. Sharpe, Oliver Twisted