How do we engage with literary texts today? How does literature become a brand? This unit considers key aspects of contemporary literary culture that shape the way we perceive and consume literary texts. Topics to be considered will include school curricula, literary prizes, marketing, and phenomena such as literary festivals and bookclubs. Students will have the opportunity to read a range of contemporary prize-winning texts and will construct and critically reflect upon their own literary cultural activities.
|Unit name||Literary Cultures|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Dr Lisa Fletcher
Dr Lisa Fletcher
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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Exercises and presentations 3000 words (40%); Essay 5000 words (60%)
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