POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE

ENG2PC

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Place and identity, belonging and exile, power and corruption are themes that recur in writing marked by the influence of Britain. In this unit, we will examine a diverse range of anglophone twentieth-century texts to explore the lasting artistic, psychological, and political effects of colonization on postcolonial identity.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSofia Ahlberg

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 30 credit points of first-year English or co-ordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HUM2AWF, HUM3AWF, ENG2WL, ENG3WL

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBliss and other stories,PrescribedMansfield, K.ANY EDITION
ReadingsChanges: a love storyPrescribedAidoo, A.HEINEMANN 2004
ReadingsGilgamesh,PrescribedLondon, J.ANY EDITION
ReadingsKirkham's find (1897)PrescribedGaunt, MaryRINGWOOD, PENGUIN. 1988.
ReadingsKrik? Krak!PrescribedDanticat, E.ANY EDITION
ReadingsThe blind assassin,PrescribedAtwood, M.ANY EDITION
ReadingsThe man who loved children,PrescribedStead, C.ANY EDITION

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