Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study
ENGL6923 - Literary Cities
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: William Christie
Phone: +61 2 9351 2374
Literary depictions of cities range from apocalyptic allegorical fantasies through painstakingly detailed realistic descriptions and nostalgic reconstructions to bleak dystopian futuristic cityscapes. This postgraduate unit of study looks at representations of the city in modern literature - at poetry, drama, and fiction written about specific cities in different literary periods - considering them for their own sakes and as contributions to a larger ethics and aesthetics of the modern city.
1x1000wd oral presentation (25%), 1x3000wd essay (75%)
Seminar for ENGL6923
|Session||Semester 1 2011|
|Location||Woolley Tutorial Room N401 A20|
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