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ATS2515

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Sue Kossew

Notes

Previously coded ENH2800

Synopsis

This unit offers an introduction to the exciting field of postcolonial literature and theory. Texts are chosen to represent different cultural, historical and national responses to process of colonialism. Issues include rewriting history, decolonising identities, postcolonial resistance and strategies for writing back. Weekly theoretical readings will enable students to apply theory to reading literary works.

Assessment

Seminar presentation (1000 words) and participation: 30%
Essay (1500 words): 30%
Class test (2000 words): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Susan Kossew

Contact hours

2 hour seminar per week

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

International studies
English
Comparative literature and cultural studies

Prerequisites

A first-year sequence in English, Literary Studies or Cultural Studies or permission

Prohibitions

ATS3515, CLS2800/CLS3800