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World Literatures in Translation - ICLS1001

Year - 2020

What is literature? How is it related to language and culture? What can we learn about different cultures and societies from the stories that they produced? With the shrinking of distances due to travel and technology in the modern age, do literatures of the world become more similar or more different? This unit reflects on these issues by looking at a range of exemplary literary works translated into English from Asian, European, and Middle Eastern languages, and examines them in the context of translation studies, national literatures, and different cultural and narrative traditions.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
3x1000wd equivalent in-class quizzes (30%), 1x500wd essay outline (10%), 1x2000wd final essay (40%), 1x500wd equivalent in-class oral presentation (10%), x participation (10%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: International Comparative Literature and Translation Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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