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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Millicent Vladiv-Glover


Previously coded CRT4200


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.


Three essays (3000 words each): 90%
Seminar participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Millicent Vladiv-Glover

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week