Units of Study

ENGL1012 - The Gothic Imagination

Semester 1, 2018  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Bruce Gardiner
Phone: +61 2 9351 6857
Email: bruce.gardiner@sydney.edu.au


This unit explores the Gothic, a transgressive literary mode that imagines haunted or hostile social worlds. Beginning with the early Gothic craze and ending with its popular on-screen renewal, we consider the aesthetics of horror and terror, and investigate the questions these texts raise about identity, place, and the imagination.


2x500wd close reading exercise (30%), 1x2000wd research essay (40%), 1x1.5hr exam (30%)


2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week


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Film 1

1 This Film Screening occurs once only on 14 June 2018

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