Units of Study

ENGL2617 - Postmodernism

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Kate Lilley
Phone: +61 2 9351 2426
Email: kate.lilley@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit will explore some of the most interesting and innovative theoretical, literary and multimedia texts of the last half century. Some of the topics to be explored include the relationship between modernism and postmodernism; movements, communities and subcultures; experimentalism and activism; small press publishing and independent cinema; politics, history and cultural value; genre, style and intertextuality; auteurism and the 'death of the author'.

Assessments

1x1500wd essay (40%), 1x2000wd take-home exercise (40%), 1x500wd equivalent tutorial presentation (10%), tutorial participation (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

(12 junior credit points from English) or (6 junior credit points from English and AMST1001) or (AMST1001 and (HSTY1076 or HSTY1023) or (18 junior credit points including ENGL1011)

Prohibitions

ENGL2017

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ENGL2617

Lecture

   

Film

 

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ENGL2617

       

Film

 

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