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Text, Action and Ideology - ENGL3707

Year - 2020

This unit of study explores text-production as a social and ideological act, with particular reference to English-speaking contexts. We will ask how competing social and political interests shape specific textual practices, and consider the ideological influences impinging on theoretical discourse about language and textuality.

1x2hr seminar/week

1x 2500wd Essay (40%), 1x 3500wd Essay (60%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in Australian literature or 12 credit points at 2000 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: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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