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Postcolonial Modernisms/Modernities - ENGL2672

Year - 2020

This unit examines literary and cultural expressions of modernism/modernity in sites that were or continue to be colonised. We will study how notions such as race, gender, class, sexuality, nation, and religion shape ideas of being modern, and how 20th and 21st century aesthetic works register the contradictory yet interconnected experiences of modernity.

2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

3 x 500wd Reader Response (30%), 1x 1000wd Interpretive Analysis (20%), 1x 2000wd Research Project (35%), 1x Participation (15%)


12 credit points at 1000 level in Australian Literature or 12 credit points at 1000 level in English Studies


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: English
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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