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Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos, Part II, 2003: Prescribed texts and periods

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The Faculty Board of Modern and Medieval Languages give notice of the prescribed texts and periods for Part II of the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos, 2003, as follows:

Dutch

Du. 3. The literature and history of the Low Countries, before 1585

Section (A): Texts:

Hendrik van Veldeke, Eneide, St Servaes; Hoofse gedichten; Hadewijch, Strophische gedichten Visioenen, Brieven; Die eerste bliscap van Maria; Die sevenste bliscap van onser Vrouwen.

Topics: Mysticism in the Low Countries; Biblical drama.

Section (B): Texts:

Cornelis van Ghistele, Van Eneas en Dido; Laurens Jansz., Tspel van Cooren, Van sMenschen Sin ende Verganckelijcke Schoonheit; Jan Tomisz, Die becooringhe desduvels.

Topic: The drama of the Rhetoricians.

Du. 4. The literature, history, and visual arts of the Netherlands, from 1585 to 1700

Section (A); Literature:

P. C. Hooft, Theseus en Ariadne; G. A. Bredero, Roddr'ick en Alphonsus; C. Huygens, Warenar; J. van den Vondel, Lucifer.

Section (B); History:

P. C. Hooft, Geeraerdt van Velsen, Baeto; J. van den Vondel, Gysbreght van Aemstel; Palamedes;Batavische Gebroeders.

Section (C); Visual arts:

Karel van Mander, Het Schilderboeck (selection)

Topics:

The Revolt of the Netherlands; Drama of the Republic.

Du. 5. Dutch literature, history, and culture, since 1945

Set texts:

De Vijftigers: J. Bernlef, Verzamelde gedichten; Lucebert, Verzamelde gedichten; G. Kouwenaar, Verzamelde gedichten.

L. P. Boon, Menuet; H. Claus, Het verdriet van België; Ida Gerhardt, Verzamelde gedichten; H. Haasse, Heren van de thee; W. F. Hermans, Nooit meer slapen; R. Kopland, Verzamelde gedichten; C. Nooteboom, Rituelen; M. Möring, In Babylon; H. Mulisch, Het stenen bruidsbed, Siegfried; G. K. van het Reve, De Avonden; S. Vestdijk, Het genadeschot; J. Wolkers, Terug naar Oegstgeest.

Du. 6. The history, varieties, and structure of the Dutch language

This paper is not available in 2001-02.

French

Fr. 3. French literature, thought, and history, before 1300

There are no prescribed texts for this paper. Further information and reading lists can be obtained from the Department of French.

Fr. 4. Occitan literature, thought, and history, before 1356

Guglielmo IX d'Aquitania, Poesie, ed. N. Pasero (Modena, 1973); Les Poésies de Peire Vidal, ed. J. Anglade, second edition (Paris, 1923); The Poems of the Troubadour Raimbaut de Vaqueiras, ed. J. Linskill (The Hague, 1964); Raimon Vidal de Besalú, 'Abril issi'e mays entrava', in Nouvelles occitanes du Moyen Age, ed. J.-Ch. Huchet (Paris: Garnier-Flammarion, 1992).

Fr. 5. French literature, thought, and history, from 1300 to 1510

There are no prescribed texts for this paper. Further information and reading lists can be obtained from the Department of French.

Fr. 6. French literature, thought, and history, from 1510 to 1622

There are no prescribed texts for this paper. Further information and reading lists can be obtained from the Department of French.

Fr. 7. French literature, thought, and history, from 1594 to 1700

There are no prescribed texts for this paper. Further information and reading lists can be obtained from the Department of French.

Fr. 8. French literature, thought, and history, from 1690 to 1799

There are no prescribed texts for this paper. Further information and reading lists can be obtained from the Department of French.

Fr. 9. French literature, thought, and history, from 1789 to 1898

There are no prescribed texts for this paper. Further information and reading lists can be obtained from the Department of French.

Fr. 10. French literature, thought, and history, since 1890

There are no prescribed texts for this paper. Further information and reading lists can be obtained from the Department of French.

Fr. 11. The history of the French language

W. Ayres-Bennett. A History of the French Language through Texts (London, 1996).

Fr. 12. A special subject in French culture: Language, place, otherness

There are no prescribed texts for this paper. Further information and reading lists can be obtained from the Department of French.

Fr. 13. A special period or subject in French literature, thought, or history: Modern critical theory

There are no prescribed texts for this paper. Further information and reading lists can be obtained from the Department of French. Particulars of this special subject were published in the Reporter, 1987-88, p. 541.

German

Ge. 4. German literary culture of the early and high middle ages

Passages will be set each year for commentary from the following:

Althochdeutsche poetische Texte, ed. K. A. Wipf, Stuttgart, 1992 (Reclams Universal-Bibliothek 8709), nos XII (Hildebrandslied), XIII, 1 (Ludwigslied), XV, 2 (Memento mori), XVI (Muspilli).

Gottfried von Strassburg, Tristan, ed. Friedrich Ranke, fifteenth edition, Dublin & Zurich, 1978, or ed. Rüdiger Krohn, Stuttgart, 1980 (Reclams Universal-Bibliothek 4471-3), lines 10803-12568.

Walther von der Vogelweide, Gedichte, ed. Peter Wapnewski, Frankfurt, 1972 (Fischer Taschenbuch 6052), nos 5, 7, 9-17, 19, 21-4, 26-33.

Ge. 5. German literary culture in the later middle ages

Passages will be set each year for commentary from the following:

Johannes von Tepl, Der Ackermann, ed. Christian Kiening, Stuttgart 2000 (Reclams Universal-Bibliothek 18075).

Neidhart von Reuental, Lieder, ed. Helmut Lomnitzer, Stuttgart, 1984 (Reclams Universal-Bibliothek 6927).

Oswald von Wolkenstein, Lieder, ed. Burghart Wachinger, Stuttgart, 1980 (Reclams Universal-Bibliothek 2839).

Ge. 6. German literature, thought, and history, from 1500 to 1732

No prescribed texts are published, but lists of recommended reading are available from the Department of German.

Ge. 7. German literature, thought, and history, from 1700 to 1815

Specified topics: German thought in the eighteenth century I; German thought in the eighteenth century II; German history in the eighteenth century I; German history in the eighteenth century II.

Lists of recommended reading are available from the Department of German.

Ge. 8. Goethe

Lists of recommended reading are available in the Department of German.

Ge. 9. German literature, thought, and history, from 1815 to 1914

Specified topics: German thought in the nineteenth century I; German thought in the nineteenth century II; German history in the nineteenth century I; German history in the nineteenth century II.

Lists of recommended reading are available from the Department of German.

Ge. 10. German literature, thought, and history, since 1910

Specified topics: German thought in the twentieth century I; German thought in the twentieth century II; German history in the twentieth century I; German history in the twentieth century II.

Lists of recommended reading are available from the Department of German.

Ge. 11. The history of the German language

This paper deals with the history of the language from Old High German to the present. There are no prescribed texts: lists of recommended reading are available from the Department of German.

Ge. 12. A special period or subject in German literature, thought, or history (i): History and identity in Germany, 1750 to the present.

Lists of recommended reading are available in the Department of German.

Ge. 13. A special period or subject in German literature, thought, or history (ii); German poetry from Gryphius to the present day

Lists of recommended reading are available in the Department of German.

† Questions on Goethe's Faust, Part I, may be set in connection with Papers Ge. 7, Ge. 8, and Ge. 9.

Modern Greek

Gr. 3. The beginnings of modern Greek literature, 1100-1453, with special reference to the following:

Διγενής Ακρίτης (ed. E. Jeffreys); Πτωχοπροδρομικά ποιήματα (ed. Eideneier); Χρονικον του Μωρέως (ed. Schmitt ); Καλλίμαχος και Χρυσορρόη (ed. Pichard); Βέλθανδρος και Χρυσάντζα (ed. Kriaras); Ιστορία του Βελισαρίου (ed. Bakker and van Gemert); Ο Πουλολόγος (ed. Tsavari); L. Dellaportas, Ποιήματα (ed. Manousakas); M. Falieros, Ερωτικά Όνειρα (ed. van Gemert); Bergadis, Απόκοπος (ed. S. Alexiou).

Gr. 4. The literature, thought, and history of Crete and Cyprus in the Renaissance period, with special reference to the following:

Th. Siapkaras-Pitsillidès (ed.), Poèmes d'amour en dialecte chypriote; G. Chortatsis, Η Ελευθερωμένη Ιερουσαλήμ (ed. S. Alexiou and M. Aposkiti), Πανώρια (ed. Kriaras); Στάθης (ed. Martini); V. Kornaros, Ερωτόκριτος (ed. S. Alexiou); I. A. Troilos, Ροδολίνος (ed. Aposkiti); M. A. Foskolos, Φορτουνάτος (ed. Vincent); M. Bounialis, Ο Κρητικός Πόλεμος (ed. S. Alexiou).

Gr. 5. Greek literature, thought, and history, from 1700 to 1900, with special reference to the following:

'Ανθη Ευλαβείας (ed. Karathanasis); Το δημοτικό τραγούδι: (a) Κλέφτικα (ed. A. Politis); (b) Της ξενιτιάς (ed. Saunier); D. Solomos, Ποιήματα (ed. L. Politis or S. Alexiou); A. Kalvos, Ωδαί; Makriyannis, Απομνημονεύματα Book I (ed. Vlachogiannis); G. Palaiologos, Ο Πολυπαθής; E. Roidis, Η Πάπισσα Ιωάννα; D. Vikelas, Λουκής Λάρας; G. Vizyinos, Νεοελληνικά Διηγήματα (ed. Moullas); A. Papadiamantis, Α. Παπαδιαμάντης Αυτοβιογραφούμενος (ed. Moullas), Η Φόνισσα; K. Palamas, Η Ασάλευτη Ζωή.

Gr. 6. Greek literature, thought, and history, since 1900, with special reference to the following:

C. Cavafy, Ποιήματα, Ανέκδοτα ποιήματα (ed. Savvidis); K. Theotokis, Η τιμή και το χρήμα; S. Myrivilis, Η ζωή εν τάφω; G. Seferis, Ποιήματα; K. Politis, Eroica; M. Axioti, Δύσκολες νύχτες; N. Engonopoulos, Ποιήματα; N. Kazantzakis, Βίος και Πολιτεία του Αλέξη Ζορμπά; S. Plaskovitis, Το φράγμα; Y. Ritsos, Τέταρτη διάσταση; M. Douka, Η αρχαία σκουριά; R. Galanaki, Ο Βίος του Ισμαήλ Φερίκ Πασά.

Gr. 7. The history and structure of modern Greek, with special reference to the following, from which passages will be set for comment (compulsory for Part II candidates, optional for Part IB candidates):

M. Glykas, Στίχοι οὓς ἔγραφε καθ'ὃν κατεσχέθη καιρόν, lines 1-158; Le Roman de Phlorios et de Platzia Phlore (ed. Hesseling), lines 1-154; M. Falieros, Ιστορία και Όνειρο (ed. van Gemert), lines 1-172; N. Sofianos, Παιδαγωγός; I. Kartanos, Παλαιά τε και Νέα Διαθήκη (ed. Kakoulidi-Panou), pp. 103-13; M. A. Foskolos, Φορτουνάτος (ed. Vincent), pp. 108-126; Χρονικό του Γαλαξειδιού (ed. Valetas), ch. XI-XIX; Rigas, Σχολείον των ντελικάτων εραστών (ed. Pistas), pp. 5-21; D. Solomos, Διάλογος (ed. L. Politis); Makriyannis, Απομνημονεύματα (ed. Vlachogiannis), Book 2, ch. 1-2; Psycharis, Το ταξίδι μου, ch. 1-6; N. Kazantzakis, Ασκητική, pp. 11-25.

Italian

It. 5. Florentine culture, from 1321 to 1500

Petrarch, Rime sparse, Secretum; Boccaccio, Decameron, Fiammetta; Alberti, Della famiglia; Lorenzo de' Medici, Canzoniere, Comento sopra alcuni de' suoi sonetti; Poliziano, Stanze per la giostra.

Topics in the visual arts: Donatello; Masaccio; Botticelli.

It. 6. Topics in modern Italian culture

Reading lists for this paper are available from the Department of Italian.

It. 7. Dante and the culture of his age

(a) Early Italian Poetry with special reference to: Poeti del Duecento (ed. G. Conti), selections from Giacomo da Lentini, Guido delle Colonne, Guittone d'Arezzo, Jacopone da Todi, Guido Guinizelli (I-X and XX), Guido Cavalcanti and Cino da Pistoia (I-XXIII);

(b) Duecento Prose and History with special reference to: Novellino; Dino Compagni, La Cronica (publ. Le Monnier);

(c) Topics in Visual Arts;

(d) Dante with special reference to: La vita nuova; Convivio IV; La Commedia.

It. 8. Italian culture, from 1500 to 1600, with special reference to:

(a) Literary texts and topics: Guicciadini, Ricordi; Machiavelli, Discorsi; Castiglione, Cortegiano; Bandello, Novelle; Ariosto, Orlando Furioso; Tasso, Gerusalemme Liberata; comedy; pastoral drama; petrarchan lyric; the place of women in Cinquecento literary culture;

(b) Topics in the visual arts: Titian, mythologies; Bronzino, portraits; the representation of women in Cinquecento art;

(c) Historical topics: court culture (with special reference to Florence and Ferrara); the Counter Reformation and its cultural effects.

It. 9. A special subject in Italian culture

Subject to be announced.

It. 10. The language of Italy, with special reference to the following:

C. Battisti. 1921. Testi dialettali in trascrizione fonetica. Halle. 4 (Venice); 35 (Pisa); 41 (Rieti). F. Bruni. 1984. L'italiano: elementi di storia della lingua e della cultura. UTET, Chapter 8 (Testi dell'età umanistica e rinascimentale); Chapter 9 (Testi dell'età moderna). S. Gensini, Elementi di storia linguistica Italiana (Bergamo: Minerva Italica, 1989). B. Migliorini and T. G. Griffith, The Italian Language (London: Faber, 1984).

C. Dionisotti and O. Grayson. 1972. Early Italian Texts. 6; 7; 9 ; 15; 18; 21.

Medieval Latin

ML 1. Continuity and change in Latin literature, from 200 to 650

This paper is suspended until further notice.

ML 2. An introduction to Medieval Latin literature

(available subject to confirmation).

Neo-Latin

NL 1. Introduction to Neo-Latin literature, 1350-1700

Reading lists for this paper are available from the Faculty Office.

Portuguese

Pg. 5. Portuguese literature, thought, and history, since 1850, with special reference to the period 1850 to 1935, and the following authors:

Alexandre Herculano, Antero de Quental, Miguel Torga, Eça de Queiroz, Fernando Pessoa, Florbela Espanca, José Régio, Almeida Faria, Paula Rego, José Saramago, Hélia Correia.

Pg. 6. Brazil and Lusophone Africa: literary and historical perspectives

José de Alencar, Bernardo Guimarães, Machado de Assis, João Cabral de Melo Neto, Clarice Lispector, Lygia Fagundes Telles, Raquel de Queiroz, José Craveirinha, Mia Couto, Pepetela.

Sp. 11. The Hispanic languages, with special reference to the following:

Spanish:

(a) Poema de Mio Cid, Cantar I; Don Juan Manuel, El Conde Lucanor, Exemplos I-X; A. Martínez de Toledo, Arcipreste de Talavera o Corbacho, Part II, Chapters I-X.

(b) Fernando de Rojas, La Celestina, Autos I and XXI; Santa Teresa de Jesús, Libro de la Vida, Chapters 1-5; Francisco de Quevedo, El Buscón, Book I.

(c) G. M. de Jovellanos, Elogio de Carlos III; M. Azuela, Los de Abajo, Part II, M. Delibes, Cinco horas con Mario, Chapters 2 and 7.

Portuguese:

(a) M. Rodrigues Lapa (ed.), Crestomatia Arcaica.

(b) Luis de Camões (ed. F. Pierce), Os Lusíadas, O.U.P.: Canto III; João de Barros, Defensa da Lingua Portuguesa.

(c) Jorge Amado, Mar morto, M. F. Bacelar do Nascimento et al., Português Fundamental, vol. 2 Métodos e Documentos, tomo I, docs 29, 31, 53, 75, 91, 108, 129, 134, 135, 164, 194, 2118, 290, 328, 340, 356, 377, 426, 476, 485, 523, 564, 598, 618, 622, 769, 776, 785, 883, 886, 1042, 1055, 1073, 1098, 1230, 1238, 1293, 1296, 1336, 1392.

Catalan:

Paul Russell-Gebbett, Mediaeval Catalan Linguistic Texts (Oxford: Dolphin Book Co., 1965), texts nos. 20, 35, 39, 41, 47, 48, 51, 53, 56, 57, 61, 68, 71, 73, 76.

Russian

Ru. 3. Russian literature, history, and culture, before 1300, with special reference to the following:

Повестъ врекенных лет, 912-1054; Житие Феодосия Печерского; Слово о полку Игореве; Моление Даниила Заточника; Поучение Владикира Монокаха; Житие Александра Невского.

Ru. 4. Russian literature, history, and culture, from 1300 to 1676, with special reference to the following:

Житие Петра, царевича ордынского; Житие китрополита Петра; Хождение Афанасия Никитина; Докострой; Видение хутынского понотаря Тарасия; Повестъ о Юлъянии Осоръиной; Житие протопопа Аввакука.

Ru. 5. Russian literature, history, and culture, from 1676 to 1801, with special reference to the following:

(a) Topics in Russian literature in the Reign of Catherine the Great, to include: the comedy, comic opera, and mock epic; the short story and novel; the travelogue; journalism and publishing.

(b) St Petersburg: its planning, its architecture and gardens, its myth and legends.

(c) Russia and the West, including, in particular, cultural contacts, and all aspects of Anglo-Russian relations.

Ru. 6. Russian literature and thought, from 1801 to 1883, with special reference to the following:

(a) Texts for close study passages from which may be set for comment: Pushkin, Евгений Онегин; Tolstoi, Анна Каренина.

(b) Topics: The lyric poetry of Pushkin, Lermontov, and Tiutchev; the novels of Herzen, Goncharov, and Turgenev; drama from Griboedov to Ostrovskii; satirical prose from Gogol' to Saltykov-Shchedrin; the utopian and anti-utopian novel; aesthetics and literary criticism from Belinskii to Tolstoi; the Slavophile controversy; Populism from Herzen to Lavrov; conservative thought from Karamzin to Pobedonostsev.

Ru. 7. Russian literature, since 1883

Section A. The Theatre

1. Experiments in the theatre; 2. Theatre under Stalin; 3. Theatre after the Thaw.

Section B. Poetry

4. Exploration of form; 5. From Symbolism to Realism; 6. Poetry after World War II.

Section C. Prose

7. Early Soviet prose; 8. Literature under Socialist Realism; 9. Candidates after World War II.

Candidates will be required to answer three questions, one from each section.

There are no prescribed texts, but a list of suggested authors is available from the Department of Slavonic Studies, Room 23, Raised Faculty Building.

Ru. 8. Russian history, from 1801 to 1904, with special reference to the following:

(a) Documents for close study in relation to their historical setting: Н. М. Каракзин, Записка о Древней и новой России, ed. R. Pipes, Cambridge, Mass., 1959, стр. 52-63, 102-119; 'Дело Н. И. Пестеля', in Восстание декабристов, под ред. М. Н. Покровского, Москва-Ленинград, 1927, ток 4, стр. 93-121; С. С. Уваров, 'Десятилетие Министерства народного просвещения 1833-43гг', in ,поха Николая І, под ред. М. О. Гершензона, Москва, 1910, стр. 115-25; 'Манифест 19 февраля 1861г', in Крестъянская рефорка в России 1861 года, под ред. К. А. Софроненка, Москва, 1954, стр. 29-36; 'Програкка и писъко исполнителъного кокитета партии Народиая воля' in Хрестокатия по истории СССР, под ред. С. С. Дкитриева, Москва, 1948, ток 3, стр. 359-61, 368-70; С. Ю. Витте, 'О приложении русской прокышленности' in Хрестокатия по истории СССР, под ред. С. С. Дкитриева, Москва,. 1948, ток 3, стр. 187-94.

(b) The period 1801-1860.

(c) The period 1860-1904.

Ru. 9. Russian history, since 1905, with special reference to the following:

(a) Documents for close study in relation to their historical setting: 'Манифест 17 октября 1905г', in Хрестокатия по истории СССР 1861-1917гг под ред. С. С. Дкитриева, Москва, 1970, стр. 373-75; С. Ю. Витте, 'Писъко о Манифесте 17 октября 1905г', in С. Ю. Витте, Воспокинания царствования Николая ІІ, The Hague, 1958, ток 2, стр. 2-5; 'Доклады началъника Петербургского охранного отделения…', in Рабочее движение в Петрограде в 1912-1917гг, под ред. Ю. И. Кораблева, Ленинград, 1958, стр. 225-30, 232-39; В. И. Ленин, 'Апрелъские тезисы', in Сочинения, Москва, 1962, ток 31, стр. 99-100, 103-18, 123-24; 'Заседания ЦК РСДРП/б/, январъ-февралъ 1918г', in Протоколы централъного кокитета РСДРП/б/. Август 1917-февралъ 1918, Москва, 1958, стр. 167-80, 197-208, 211-18; И. В. Сталин, 'О задачах хозяйственников', in И. В. Сталин, Вопросы Ленинизка, Москва, 1945, стр. 322-30; Н. С. Хрущев, 'Доклад на закрыток заседании ХХ съезда КПСС', in Бранко Лазич, Исторический очерк…, Лондон, 1986, стр. 59-70, 95-103.

(b) The period 1905-1921.

(c) The period 1921 to the present.

Ru. 10. The history of the Russian language, with special reference to the following:

(a) An anthology of source material, available from the Department of Slavonic Studies;

(b) Topics: (i) Changes within the language system: sounds; grammatical categories; semantics.

(ii) Changes in the social dimensions of language: diglossia; the development of the standard language.

Ru. 11. A special period or subject in Russian literature, thought, or history: Dostoevskii

Spanish

Sp. 6. Spanish literature, life, and history, before 1492

(a) Literary: Poema de mio Cid; Libro de Alexandre; Juan Ruiz, Libro de buen amor; Diego de San Pedro, Cárcel de Amor; lyric poetry; medieval drama.

(b) Topics: (i) Social hierarchy, gender, and ethnicity; (ii) Sin and sanctity; (iii) Death and dying; (iv) Reconquest; (v) Moslem Spain; (vi) Reign and works of Alfonso X; (vii) Crisis and conflict in fifteenth-century Castile.

Candidates will be required to attempt three questions, at least one from each section.

The Department gives notice that in any given year, lectures for this paper will not necessarily cover all of the above topics: candidates will be advised at the beginning of the year's lecture courses which, if any, topics are to be omitted. All topics will be examined each year.

Sp. 7. Spanish literature, thought and history, from 1492 to 1700, with special reference to the following:

(i) Narratives of self; (ii) Concepts of kingship and social hierarchy; (iii) Illusion and moral truth, (iv) Wit and the comic mind; (v) The representation of women; (vi) The world as stage: theatre and society.

Candidates will be required to attempt three questions relating to three different topics in the examination.

The Department gives notice that, in any given year, lectures for this paper will not necessarily cover all of the above topics: candidates for the paper will be advised at the beginning of the year's lecture courses which, if any, topics are to be omitted. All topics will be examined each year.

Sp. 8. Cervantes

Sp. 9. Spanish literature, thought, and history, after 1820

(i) Gender and the nineteenth-century novel; (ii) Narrative and nationality; (iii) Experiments in prose, 1900-39; (iv) Poetry and poetics, 1900-39; (v) Metaphors of exile; (vi) Definitions of the self; (vii) Form and fantasy in theatre; (viii) Post-Franco Spanish cinema.

Candidates will be required to attempt three questions relating to three different topics in the examination. A list of suggested reading for the paper may be obtained from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

The Department gives notice that, in any given year, lectures for this paper will not necessarily cover all of the above topics; candidates for the paper will be advised at the beginning of the year's lecture courses which, if any, topics are to be omitted. All topics will be examined each year.

Sp. 10. Introduction to Catalan language and culture

(i) Catalan language; (ii) Modernisme, Noucentisme, Avantguardisme, 1900-39; (iii) Cultural resistance to the dictatorship 1939-75; (iv) Postmodernity in the postdictatorship.

Sp. 11. The Hispanic languages, with special reference to the following:

Spanish:

(a) Poema de Mio Cid, Cantar I; Don Juan Manuel, El Conde Lucanor, Exemplos I-X; A. Martínez de Toledo, Arcipreste de Talavera o Corbacho, Part II, Chapters I-X.

(b) Fernando de Rojas, La Celestina, Autos I and XXI; Santa Teresa de Jesús, Libro de la Vida, Chapters 1-5; Francisco de Quevedo, El Buscón, Book I.

(c) G. M. de Jovellanos, Elogio de Carlos III; M. Azuela, Los de Abajo, Part II; M. Delibes, Cinco horas con Mario, Chapters 2 and 7.

Portuguese:

(a) M. Rodrigues Lapa (ed.), Crestomatia arcaica.

(b) Luis de Camões (ed. F. Pierce), Os Lusíadas, O.U.P.: Canto III, João de Barros, Defensa da lingua portuguesa

(c) Jorge Amado, Mar morto, M. F. Bacelar do nascimento et al., Português fundamental, vol. 2 Mé todos e documentos, tomo I, docs 29, 31, 53, 75, 91, 108, 129, 134, 135, 164, 194, 218, 290, 328, 340, 356, 377, 426, 476, 485, 523, 564, 598, 618, 622, 769, 776, 785, 883, 886, 1042, 1055, 1073, 1098, 1230, 1238, 1293, 1296, 1336, 1392.

Catalan:

Paul Russell-Gebbett, Mediaeval Catalan Linguistic Texts (Oxford: Dolphin Book Co., 1965), texts nos. 20, 35, 39, 41, 47, 48, 51, 53, 56, 57, 61, 68, 71, 73, 76.

Sp. 12. Latin-American literature. This paper is divided into three sections:

(a) Topics in Latin-American culture;

(b) Poetry;

(c) Narrative.

A detailed reading list is available from the web page of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

Linguistics

Li.1. Introduction to linguistic theory

Li. 2. Introduction to language history and use

Li. 3. Phonetics

Li. 4. Syntax

Li. 5. Semantics and pragmatics

Li. 6. History of linguistic thought

Li. 7. Historical linguistics

Li. 8. The structure of English

There are no prescribed texts or topics for Papers Li. 1-8, but details may be obtained from the Department of Linguistics.

Comparative Studies

CS 1. The Romance languages

Every candidate will be expected to show a knowledge of two at least of the Romance languages.

Prescribed texts:

Vulgar Latin: G. Rohlfs, Sermo Vulgaris Latini (3rd edn, 1969), passages, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 25, 29, 34 (i).

Romance languages: R. Sampson (ed.), Early Romance Texts, passages 50-65 (French), 31-49 (Provençal), 73-90 (Italian), 11-22 (Spanish), 1-10 (Portuguese).

CS 2. The Germanic languages

Every candidate is expected to show a knowledge of Gothic and at least two other older Germanic languages from the following list: Old Norse, Old English, Old Saxon, Old High German. Passages in these languages will be set for identification and linguistic commentary.

CS 3. The Slavonic languages

With special reference to the comparative linguistics of Russian, Polish, and Serbo-Croatian: sounds; grammatical categories; semantics; the formation of standard languages; the present language situation.

CS 4.† A special subject in comparative literature (i)

Please note that this paper is suspended until further notice.

CS 5.† A special subject in comparative literature (ii): The body

The paper will be in four sections: A. Illness and pain; B. Mind and body; C. Sexuality and performance; D. Power and politics.

Candidates will be required to answer three questions, not more than two from any one section. There are no prescribed texts, but a list of reading suggestions is available from the Faculty Office, Raised Faculty Building.

CS 6.† Modern European film

The paper will be in two sections: A. Theoretical, social, and historical; B. Individual films, directors, and movements.

A list of twenty prescribed films, and reading lists, are available from the Faculty Office, Raised Faculty Building.

† No candidate may offer more than one paper from among Papers CS 4-6.

PAPERS FROM OTHER TRIPOSES THAT MAY BE TAKEN IN PART II UNDER REGULATION 26 (E)

Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic Tripos

Part I

Paper 2. Scandinavian history in the Viking Age. Paper 7. Medieval Welsh language and literature.

Paper 5. Old English language and literature. Paper 8. Medieval Irish language and literature.

Paper 6. Old Norse language and literature.

Part II

Paper 7. Advanced medieval Welsh language and literature. Paper 10. Celtic philology.

Paper 8. Advanced medieval Irish language and literature.

Classical Tripos, Part II

Paper A1. Homer, Odyssey, and/or Virgil, Aeneid.

Paper A2. Tragedy and Politics.

Paper A3. Apuleius, Metamorphoses.

Paper B1. Plato, from Phaedo to Theaetetus.

Paper B2. Aristotle: Aristotle's moral and political thought.

Paper D3. A topic within Classical Archaeology and/or Art: The Classical Body.

Paper E2. Greek from Alexander to the Fall of Constantinople.

Paper E3. Latin as a World Language: from Classicism to Christianity.

English Tripos, Part II

Paper 2. Tragedy. Paper 12. Special Subject II. Option (b) Literature and visual culture.

Paper 3. Chaucer.

Historical Tripos, Part I

Paper 18. European history, since 1890.

Historical Tripos, Part II

Paper 20. Nation, state, society, and culture in Germany, 1794-1914.

Paper 28. Conquest and conversion in Spanish America, 1492-1700.

Natural Sciences Tripos, Part Ib

Experimental Psychology

Oriental Studies Tripos

Paper H. 13. Hebrew general paper. Paper Is. 19. Persian literature, 3.
Paper H. 18. Hebrew special subject. Paper Is. 20. Middle Eastern and Islamic history, 4.
Paper Is. 13. Middle Eastern and Islamic culture.   Paper Is. 21. Middle Eastern and Islamic history, 5.
Paper Is. 14. Arabic literature, 2.  Paper Is. 22. Middle Eastern and Islamic history, 6.
Paper Is. 15. Arabic literature, 3.  Paper Is. 23. Middle Eastern and Islamic history, 7.
Paper ls. Persian literature, 2.

 

Philosophy Tripos, Part II

Paper 11. Aesthetics

Social and Political Sciences Tripos, Part II (NEW REGULATIONS)

Paper Int. 7. Society, politics, and culture in Latin America.


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