Not available in 2013
Provides a study of literature in English since 1950, examining key moments and developments in contemporary writing, and writers who have helped to shape them. The focus of this course will vary from time to time; it may feature writers and texts of a particular movement or genre or writers from a particular geographical region or cultural background, or it may examine a key theme or issue within a chosen period in contemporary literary history. Further information on the focus will be made available each time the course is offered.
|Objectives||Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1) Recognise and discuss features of an area of literature in English since 1950;
2) Demonstrate skills in interpretation and analysis of contemporary literary works at intermediate undergraduate level;
3) Demonstrate the ability to communicate at intermediate undergraduate level;
4) Demonstrate skills in information literacy and use of technology to perform research;
5) Write analytic essays at intermediate undergraduate level.
|Content||Content of this course will vary from offering to offering, but will focus on the study of literature in English since 1950. Topics may include: developments within literary language across the period; elements of a genre within the period; literature of a particular geographical area within the period; literary, linguistic, and cultural preoccupations within writing of the period.|
|Replacing Course(s)||ENGL3653 Tradition and Innovation in Modern Literature|
|Transition||Students who have successfully completed ENGL3653 Tradition and Innovation in Modern Literature are precluded from enrolment in this course.|
|Assumed Knowledge||20 units of English at 1000 level|
|Modes of Delivery||Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
|Contact Hours||Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|