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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will be introduced to a selection of texts that engage with, or speak from, a different position in relation to the broader concerns that this subject deals with. These include: nationalism, fascism, imperialism, feminism, experimental writing and psychoanalysis. The set texts represent an exciting range of genres - from the literary novel, the short story, the novella and poetry, to the occult and the surreal.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBrian Flanagan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 45 credit points of second-year English or co-ordinator's approval


Incompatible subjects HUM2ML, HUM3ML

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHeart of DarknessPrescribedConrad, JosephPENGUIN POPULAR CLASSICS
ReadingsMetamorphosis and other stories,PrescribedKafka, F.MINERVA
ReadingsNightwoodRecommendedBarnes, D.FABER AND FABER
ReadingsOrlandoRecommendedWoolf, VirginiaWORDSWORTH CLASSICS
ReadingsThe Great GatsbyRecommendedFitzgerald, F.SWORDSWORTH CLASSICS
ReadingsThings Fall ApartRecommendedAchebe, C.BANTAM DOUBLEDAY DELL
ReadingsTurn of The Screw and the Aspern PapersRecommendedJames, H.WORDSWORTH CLASSICS

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