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CRT4200 - Semiotics and post-structuralism

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader(s): Millicent Vladiv-Glover


Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)


How to turn literary structuralist theory into a workable tool of critical analysis. Origins of structuralism and semiotics as critical systems - the Russian formalist school, C S Peirce and F de Saussure. The critique of structuralism through poststructuralism and deconstruction, especially the work of Deleuze and Guattari.


Three essays (3000 words each): 90%
Seminar participation: 10%

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

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