Modern World Literature
Available in 2013
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2012, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
The course introduces students to a number of modern texts of international significance, thus familiarising them with major aspects of current world literature. Texts written by foreign-language authors are examined in English translation. Internal mode of delivery.
|Objectives||1. Comprehension of texts in English and in English translation.
2. Critical analysis of texts.
3. Understanding of literary, historical, social and cultural movements associated with these texts.
4. Language development through discussion and writing about texts and theories related to them.
5. Independent research using secondary literature related to the prescribed texts.
|Content||The course aims to provide an insight into major modern writers. Students will
* Engage in close reading of prose, verse and dramatic texts.
* Engage in practical criticism of literary technique
* Express opinions about and give reasoned responses to texts
|Replacing Course(s)||IDIS2040 (2003)|
|Assumed Knowledge||20 units of English at 1000 level|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
|Timetables||2013 Course Timetables for ENGL3101|