EN2321 - Modern and Contemporary Fiction

Offering Academic Unit
Department of English
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course considers the nature of twentieth and twenty-first century fiction, with an emphasis on its structures, styles, points of view, and themes. Students will be introduced to representative texts, and will be equipped to reflect upon issues such as historical context and canonicity and tradition and innovation in literary form. The course will also consider the way these texts deal with questions including identity, race, class, and culture.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information