ENGL-330 – Postcolonial Literature
|Points:||20||Prerequisites:||As for ENGL 307|
|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 fiction, with a particular focus on novels written in the 20th century. The novels 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;
Lu Xun, Real Story of Ah-Q;
Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart;
Tsitsi Dangarembga, Nervous Conditions;
Andrea Levy, Small Island;
Jean Binta Breeze, Third-World Girl: Selected Poems;
Sok-yong Hwang, The Guest;
Yong-ha Kim, Your Republic is Calling You;
Tahmina Anam, The Golden Age.
Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.
1 hour per week tba.
Trimester 1 2013
* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.
|CRN||From/To||Days||Time||Building [Campus]||Room||Instructor||8620||4 Mar – 9 Jun 2013||Mon, Thu||1310 - 1400||Laby [Kelburn]||LT118||Dougal McNeill*|
Course Outline Information
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