Units of Study

ENGL2660 - Reading the Nation: Modern U.S. Writing

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Sarah Gleeson-White


In this unit, we will read some of the most significant American prose texts of the mid-20th century. We will examine the way in which a range of writers has responded imaginatively to some of the major cultural and historic events of this period. Our specific focus will be the way in which these writers have imagined the nation in terms of race, gender and place.


1xtutorial exercise (15%), 1x3000wd essay (45%) and 1xtake-home exam (40%)


1x1-hr lecture/week and 1x1 tutorial/week


12 Junior credit points of English

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