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ENM4580

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
OfferedNot offered in 2010
Coordinator(s)Clive Probyn

Synopsis

A detailed study of the works (prose and verse) of Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) in their cultural and political contexts. Topics include Swift's changing political ideologies; paradox and irony as modes of writing; conflict between Irish and English cultural (and economic) contexts, England as colonial 'centre', and Ireland as 'margin', poetry and misogyny.

Assessment

Seminar paper (1500 words): 25%
Essay (2500 words): 25%
Essay (5000 words): 50%

Contact hours

2 hour seminar per week