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Contemporary English Literature (6 points)


Leader: Dr Alan Dilnot

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: The unit will examine representative examples of contemporary drama, poetry and fiction from the English-writing world. Particular attention will be given to postmodern texts, but other topics such as post-colonialism and feminism will also be studied.

Assessment: Class presentation (1000 words): 20% + Essay (1500 words): 30% + Examination (2 hours): 40% + Seminar participation: 10%

Contact Hours: 2 hours (1 lecture and 1 tutorial) per week

Prerequisites: a first-year sequence in English

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