EN2717 - Literary and Cultural Studies

Offering Academic Unit
Department of English
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2018/19
Semester A 2019/20 (Tentative)

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

This course aims to introduce students to key concepts and major critical approaches to literary and cultural studies. It will develop students’ skills of close reading and textual analysis, and enhance their ability to analyse and interpret diverse literary and cultural texts, such as fiction, poetry, drama and creative nonfiction, through discussions of form, genre, style, and innovations on traditional creative paradigms and themes. Topics for exploration include the idea of culture and the everyday, gender and narrative, identity, memory and society. Students will generate creative and critical responses to the texts throughout the course.

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

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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