ENGL-330 – Postcolonial Literature
|Points:||20||Prerequisites:||20 points from ENGL 200-299, 20 further points from ENGL 200-299, CREW 200-299, THEA 205, 211|
|Faculty:||Humanities & Soc Sc||Corequisites:||None|
|School:||English, Film, Theatre, Media||Restrictions:||None|
This course considers the impact of British colonial expansion on the development of modern literature, with a particular focus on texts written in the 20th century. The texts discussed represent a variety of different national literatures and are considered in the contexts of their historical and cultural production. Recent post-colonial debates provide the theoretical framework for discussion. 100% internal assessment.
ENGL 330 Student Notes;
Levy, Andrea. Small Island. Hatchett.
Breeze, Jean Binta. Third-World Girl: Selected Poems. Bloodaxe.
Hwang, Sok-yong. The Guest. Sevens.
Suji Kwock, Kim. Notes from the Divided Country. Lousiana.
Tusiata, Avia. Bloodclot. VUP.
Figiel, Sia. Where We Once Belonged.
Kanafani, Ghassan. Men in the Sun.
Darwish, Mahmoud. Unfortunately, It was Paradise. California.
Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.
1 hour per week tba.
Trimester 1 2016
* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.
|CRN||From/To||Days||Time||Building [Campus]||Room||Instructor||8620||29 Feb – 27 Mar 2016||Mon||1000 - 1050||Hunter [Kelburn]||LT119||Dougal McNeill*||29 Feb – 27 Mar 2016||Wed||1000 - 1050||Hunter [Kelburn]||LT220||4 Apr – 24 Apr 2016||Mon||1000 - 1050||Hunter [Kelburn]||LT119||4 Apr – 24 Apr 2016||Wed||1000 - 1050||Hunter [Kelburn]||LT220||2 May – 5 Jun 2016||Mon||1000 - 1050||Hunter [Kelburn]||LT119||2 May – 5 Jun 2016||Wed||1000 - 1050||Hunter [Kelburn]||LT220|
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