Literature and Form
by Oxford University
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Lecture series looking at key concepts in studying Literature; including lectures on the concept of unreliable narrators to theory of comparative literature. This series was filmed in the English Faculty in Trinity Term 2012
|1||VideoLiterature and Form 4: What is "Comparative Literature"?||Dr Catherine Brown gives the fourth and final lecture in the Literature and Form lecture series. With a philosophical discussion on what Comparative Literature is and how we can study 'literature in comparison'. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial||5/21/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoLiterature and Form 3: Multiple Plotting||Dr Catherine Brown gives the third lecture in the Literature and Form lecture series. Including the differing ways writers plot their work; from multi-plotted works like Ulysses (Joyce) to double plotted works like Daniel Deronda (George Eliot). Creative||5/21/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoLiterature and Form 2: Chapters||Dr. Catherine Brown offers a series of talks introducing different writing forms and their use in great novels: In the second lecture, Brown talks about the ways in which writers choose to break up their works into chapters, parts, and volumes. Creative C||5/21/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoLiterature and Form 1: Unreliable Narrators||Dr. Catherine Brown offers a series introducing different writing forms and their use in great novels: In the first lecture, Brown discusses the use of the unreliable narrator, particularly in Nabokov's Lolita and McEwan's Atonement. Creative Commons Attr||5/21/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
Good explaining on the heated debate over the plots of Daniel Deronda.
- Category: Literary Criticism
- Language: English
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