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ENH2530 - Contemporary English Literature

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Alan Dilnot


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


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.


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


A first-year sequence in English