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審定:無
翻譯:宋宜容(簡介並寄信)
編輯:馬景文(簡介並寄信)
(編註:輔助教室
編輯所設置自學書院網站設有本課程的輔助教室,內容包括部份閱讀文章的翻譯本,中文文獻連結,和自學者論壇。)


主題描述

該課程對英國文化和政治的探索,重點放在從1714年開始的漢諾威(Hanover)王朝(後來的溫莎(Windsor)王朝)至今,這段時間堛漣g主制在英國的角色變化。帝國遭受了一系列的危機,在這些危機中,個人和政治不可避免地結合在一起:例如,喬治三世(George III)的精神失常;他兒子喬治四世(George IV的可恥行為;維多利亞(Victoria)在亞伯特(Albert)王子去世後退出政壇;愛德華八世(Edward VIII)的退位;以及對威爾斯王妃黛安娜(Diana)的同情燃起公眾的對抗。除了閱讀資料之外,資料還包括了肖像、新聞報導和電影。

指定閱讀資料

Griffiths, Ralph Alan和John Ashton Cannon. 《牛津插圖史之英國君主政治》

Strachey, Lytton. 《維多利亞女王》

Townsend, Sue. 《女王和我》


作業

這門課程有3個正式的書面作業,長度分別為2頁、4頁和10頁。它們將分別在第2次課、第12次課和第24次課繳交。作業卷會在課堂上分發和在網站上公佈。最後一次書面作業包括一個進度報告,在第21次課繳交,還有一個課堂陳述(見第24次課和第25次課的時間表)。

另外,每個單元閱讀資料的非正式讀後感(1-2頁)會在討論閱讀資料那天的課堂繳交。

沒有期末考試。


評分

成績由書面作業(占75%,各論文比重將根據長度分配)和課堂參與(占25%)決定。


修改

在最後一次課之前,可以隨時修改文章然後繳交,以獲得新的成績。新的成績會替換舊的成績。修改稿應該和已評分的初稿一起繳交。它們代表了一個真正的重新思考和重新創作的過程,而不僅僅是更正拼寫和語法的錯誤和體裁的不當之處。可在課程最後一天之前繳交修改稿。


切記事項

書面作業應該是原創的和個人的作品。

書面作業應該準時繳交。如果需要延期,必須在截止日期之前提出申請。否則,晚交會受到懲罰。

來上課是很重要的,不是所有課堂上講到的東西都包括在閱讀資料中。記得帶閱讀資料參加討論課。


Subject Description

An exploration of British culture and politics, focusing on the changing role of the monarchy from the accession of the House of Hanover (later Windsor) in 1714 to the present. The dynasty has encountered a series of crises, in which the personal and the political have been inextricably combined: for example, George III's mental illness; the scandalous behavior of his son, George IV; Victoria's withdrawal from public life after the death of Prince Albert; the abdication of Edward VIII; and the public antagonism sparked by sympathy for Diana, Princess of Wales. In addition to readings, materials include portraits, news footage, and films.

Required Texts

Griffiths, Ralph Alan, and John Ashton Cannon. The Oxford Illustrated History of the British Monarchy.

Strachey, Lytton. Queen Victoria.

Townsend, Sue. The Queen and I.


Assignments

There will be three formal written assignments, of 2, 4, and 10 pages. They will be due in Lecture 2, Lecture 12, and Lecture 24 respectively. Assignment sheets will be given out in class and posted on the website. The final written assignment will include a progress report due in Lecture 21 and a class presentation (see the schedule for Lecture 24 and Lecture 25).

In addition, informal response papers (1-2 pages) on the readings for each unit will be due in class on the day that the readings are discussed.

There will be no final examination.


Grading

Grading will be based on the written assignments (75% distributed according to the length of the papers) and class participation (25%).


Revision

Papers may be revised and handed in for a new grade at any time before the last class meeting. The new grade will replace the old one. Revisions should be handed in along with the marked copy of the original version. They should represent a real rethinking or recasting, not just correction of misspellings, grammatical errors, and stylistic infelicities. Revisions will be accepted until the last day of classes.


Things to Remember

Written assignments should represent original and individual work.

Assignments are to be handed in on time. If an extension becomes necessary it should be requested ahead of the due date. Otherwise, lateness will be penalized.

Attendance is important. Not all the material to be covered in class is included in the readings. Be sure to bring your copy of the readings to discussion classes.


 
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