Course Bibliography

Required readings:

To read for week II:

Booth, Wayne. The Company We Keep: an Ethics of Fiction. Berkeley: U of California P, 1988. (Introduction)

To read for week III:

Hogan, Patrick Colm. What Literature Teaches Us about Emotion. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2011. (pdf, read pages 175-192).

[However, the priority is always for the required reading, in this stage, it means that Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter should come first]

To read for week IV:

Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter, chapter II

Emotions in Narrative Fiction

Sontag, Susan, Against interpretation and other essays. (pdf)

To read for week V:

Yadon, On Shaving, barbershop violence (pdf, read pages 1-14)

Hegel, Phenomenology of Mind, (pdf, read pages 478-492)

Sundquist, Eric J., “Benito Cereno” and New World Slavery (pdf)

To read for week VI:

Defoe, Robinson Crusoe, extract

Todorov, Tzvetan, La conquista de América, el problema del otro, Siglo XXI editoriales, 1987. (pdf, read pages 195-212)

To read for week VII:

Eco, Umberto, Interpretation and overinterpretation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992. (pdf)

To read for week IX:

Reception Theory and Reader-Response Criticism (pdf)

General Bibliography:

Nussbaum, Martha. Love’s Knowledge: Essays on Philosophy and Literature. New York: Oxford UP, 1990. (pdf)

Forster, E:M.Aspects of the Novel. London: Arnold, 1961.

Kreiswirth, Martin. “Merely telling stories?: Narrative and Knowledge in the Human Sciences.” Poetics Today 21. 2 (2000): 293-318.

Llano, Alejandro. “Dimensión ética del discurso narrativo.” Análisis del discurso: lengua, cultura, valores. Ed. Manuel Casado et al. Madrid: Arco Libros, 2006. 31-42.

Machiavelli, Niccolò, The prince (download free ebook)

The Norton Anthology of English Literature. The Major Authors. 6th Edition. General Editor: M.H. Abrahams, New York, Norton, 1996.

The Norton Anthology of American Literature. 5th Edition. New York: Norton, 1998.

Petterson, Anders. Verbal Art. A Philosophy of Literature and Literary Experience. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2000.

Siebers, Tobin. Moral & Stories. New York: Columbia UP, 1992.

Sullà, Enric. El canon literario. Madrid: Arco/Libros, 1998.

Taylor, Charles. Sources of the Self: the Making of the Modern Identity. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1989.


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