- Code ENGL6008
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject English
- Areas of interest English, Philosophy, Literature
This course provides students with a grounding in some of the major theoretical methodologies in literary studies and the skills to utilise these in their own critiques. Methodologies studied may include post colonialism and postmodernism, psychoanalysis, deconstruction, feminism and queer theory, and historical and cultural materialist approaches to literary texts. The course will examine important themes in literary interpretation including character, voice, narrative, and genre.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Recognise the relevance and value of theoretical models in literary study.
- Understand and critically evaluate important theoretical methodologies by summarising key concepts or arguments.
- Apply these concepts or arguments in a close reading of a literary text.
Indicative Assessment2,000 word essay (30%) [LO 1, 2, 3]
2,500 word essay (40%).%).[LO 1, 2, 3]
500 word critical analysis (20%) [LO 1,2,3]
Tutorial participation (10%) [LO 1, 2, 3, ]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials; b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsTo be advised on Wattle.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9158||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||In Person||N/A|