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Transpacific American Literature - ENGL3608

Year - 2019

Students will apply advanced literary methods to address the broad ways in which American Literature in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries has engaged with the opening of transpacific space. Themes will include the nature of westward exploration, the emergence of planetary perspectives and how these have affected US culture. Students will build on their knowledge of literary study to consider the key methodological question of how relationships between nation and narrative should be defined.

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

1x2000wd research essay (40%), seminar participation 10%, 1x1000wd textual commentary (20%), 1x1.5hr exam (30%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in English or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Australian Literature




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: English
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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