Units of Study
ENGL1026 - Constructing the Fictive Self
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Victoria Burrows
Phone: +61 2 9114 1204
What makes the subject of identity so compelling? How are we ourselves involved in the construction of such identity?
This unit explores the topic of self in a range of texts, both literary and filmic. It will provide an opportunity for students to analyse and interrogate the construction of self in a variety of social contexts by focusing on textual representations of sexuality, race and gender in ways that are relevant to being and living in today's world.
1x500wd tutorial presentation (15%), 1x2000wd essay (45%), 1x2hr exam (40%)
2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
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