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Literature, Politics and Modernity - ENGL2613

Year - 2018

This unit considers the creative interplay between literature and politics in the modern period (1789-1945), introducing and examining how authority, social structures and individual autonomy have been represented and analysed in real and imagined settings. Using an array of forms including novels, poems, documents, essays and film, we look at topics such as revolution, equality, imperialism, the environment and utopias. We track historical changes in how political power has operated and been challenged at the personal, national and global levels.

2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

1x2000wd essay (50%), 1x1500wd take-home exercise (35%), 1x500wd tutorial presentation (15%)


12 credit points at 1000 level in English




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: English
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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