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CRT5200 - Semiotics and Post-Structuralism

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Millicent Vladiv-Glover


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


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.


One essay (9000 words): 100%

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week