CRT5200 - 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.
One essay (9000 words): 100%
2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week