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CRT4200

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Millicent Vladiv-Glover

Synopsis

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.

Assessment

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

Chief examiner(s)

Millicent Vladiv-Glover

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week