The Work of Genre: Joseph Luzzi (Wed 5 Dec 2018)

This week we will be reading Joseph Luzzi’s discussion of the Work of Genre, where he analyses representations of labour and community in Wordsworth’s poem ‘Michael’ (1800) and Verga’s novel I Malavoglia (The House by the Medlar Tree) (1881).

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Forms: Cultural Studies and Close Reading (Wed 28 Nov 2018)

On Wednesday 28 November, we will read Angus Brown‘s essay “Cultural  Studies and Close Reading”. This essay uses a discussion of Caroline Levine’s Forms to explore the relationship between literature and lived experience, meditating, as Levine does, on the question of the distinction ‘between the formal and the social’.

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