10 cp Prerequisites 10 cp from 100-level unit in Literature Teaching Organisation: This unit will include lectures, tutorials and web-enhanced learning and may include an excursion. 12-week semester or equivalent in intensive block mode.
During the twentieth century there was a rapid rise in the number of literary texts written and published. This unit considers a selection of these, in both traditional and experimental forms. In discussing these texts this unit draws upon the major historical, political and social contexts of the twentieth century, including the literary developments of Modernism and Postmodernism. Texts will be examined in the light of appropriate twentieth-century theoretical writings.