Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study

ENGL6106 - The Idea of the South

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Sarah Gleeson-White
Phone: +61 2 9351 2391
Email: sarah.gleeson-white@sydney.edu.au

Description

The American South is frequently conceived as the Problem South, defined by its experiences of military defeat and occupation, economic backwardness and a brutal slave legacy. In this unit, we will investigate the idea of the South in a range of literary and visual texts by examining its most compelling tropes - the southern belle, poor whites, the plantation - to contemplate the region's fundamental importance to conceptions of the nation itself and the value of thinking regionally.

Assessments

1x5000wd essay (80%), 1x1000wd annotated bibliography (20%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Seminar

           

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Extra Booking 1

     
1 This Extra Booking occurs once only on 8 May 2014

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