- Code ENGL3008
- Unit Value 6 units
This course provides students with a grounding in some of the major theoretical methodologies in literary studies. These 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. This course is strongly recommended to students considering undertaking an Honours year.
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:
- Show an appreciation of the relevance and value of theoretical models in literary study.
- Demonstrate an understanding of important theoretical methodologies by summarising key concepts or arguments.
- Apply these concepts or arguments successfully in a close reading of a literary text.
Indicative AssessmentTwo 2500 word essays, 50% each [Learning Outcomes 1, 2 and 3].
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.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|6767||26 Jul 2021||02 Aug 2021||31 Aug 2021||29 Oct 2021||In Person||N/A|