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1 DR SINÉAD MOONEY PROF. RICHARD PEARSON ENG304 Contemporary Literature

2 Times and venues Tuesday 5-6 AM250 Colm O'hEocha Theatre Wednesday 9-10 IT250 IT Building NB: film showings (RP lectures only) will be from 5-7 pm on Tuesday Assessment: Mid-term Assessment (20%) and End-Of-Semester Examination (80%)

3 Primary texts Angela Carter, Nights at the Circus AS Byatt, Possession Hilary Mantel, Beyond Black JM Coetzee, Disgrace Anne Enright, The Gathering Ian McEwan, Atonement Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go Cormac McCarthy, The Road William Trevor, Felicia’s Journey Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger

4 ENG304 course schedule Week 1 a. 10 Jan. Introduction b. 11 Jan. Angela Carter, Nights at the Circus I (SM) Week 2 a. 17 Jan. Nights at the Circus II (SM) b. 18 Jan. AS Byatt, Possession I (SM) Week 3 a. 24 Jan. Possession II (SM) b. 25 Jan. Hilary Mantel, Beyond Black I (SM) Week 4 a. 31 Jan. Beyond Black II (SM) b. 1 Feb. Disgrace (RP) Week 5 a. 7 Feb. Disgrace – film (2 hours) b. 8 Feb. Disgrace (RP) Week 6 a. 14 Feb. The Gathering (RP) b. 15 Feb. The Gathering (RP) Week 7 a. 21 Feb. Atonement (RP) b. 22 Feb. Atonement (RP) Week 8 a. 28 Feb. Never Let Me Go (RP) b. 29 Feb. Never Let Me Go (RP) Week 9 a. 6 Mar. Never Let Me Go – film (2 hours) b. 7 Mar. The Road (RP)

5 ENG304 course schedule cont’d Week 10 a. 13 Mar. The Road – film (2 hours) b. 14 Mar. The Road / Felicia’s Journey (RP) Week 11 a. 20 Mar. Felicia’s Journey (RP) b. 21 Mar. The White Tiger (RP) Week 12 a. 27 Mar. The White Tiger (RP) b. 28 Mar. Review

6 Further reading Secondary material, and further reading, will be posted on Blackboard.

7 Contacts Room 303, Department of English, Tower Block 1. Office hours Tues and Thurs. [on leave from February 3 rd 2012] Room 308, Floor 1, Tower 1 Office hours, Mon and Wed


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