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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Eva Anagnostou-Laoutides and Greek government appointee


The unit continues to introduce Modern Greek literature to more advanced students of the Greek language. As a continuation of GRK1050/2050 it focuses on social problems reflected in Modern Greek literature of the second half of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st.


  1. Expand on the understanding of Modern Greek literature and its evolution during the second half of the 20th century and the dawning of the 21st century.
  2. Enhance oral fluency in Modern Greek with emphasis on the ability to hold demanding debates in terms of vocabulary and structure.
  3. To become familiar with the most recent writing styles and authors in Modern Greek literature
  4. To appreciate the reflection of current social issues in Modern Greek literature
  5. To have a more thorough appreciation of the development of Modern Greek society


Written assignments: 20%
Classroom tests: 30%
Oral/aural tests: 20%
Examination (X 2 hours): 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Aleksandros Giannadakis

Contact hours

Two 1 hour lectures per week + Two 1 hour tutorials per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Modern Greek