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Literary Theory

Enrolment code: HEA230/330

Offered: not offered in 2003

Unit description:

Examines a range of approaches to literature that have been developed in the latter half of the 20th century. This unit complements HEA260 /360 Critical Theory, which focuses on developments in approaches to literature and culture developed in the early part of the 20th century. In particular it focuses on the transition from New Criticism and Practical Criticism to continental modes such as structuralism, poststructuralisrn and deconstruction. It will examine the work of Baudrillard, Butler, Deleuze, Derrida, Foucault, Haraway, Jameson, Lacan, Levi-Strauss, and Zizek.

Staff Dr I Buchanan For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 1-hr lecture weekly, alternating 1-hr and 2-hr tutorials fortnightly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites 25% at level 100 in English  
Assessment mode 2,000-word essay, due mid-sem (20%), 3,000-word essay (40%), 2-hr exam (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] English  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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