EN2321 - Modern and Contemporary Fiction

Offering Academic Unit
Department of English
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2016/17
Semester A 2017/18 (Tentative), Semester B 2017/18 (Tentative)

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

This course considers the nature of 20th and 21st fiction, with an emphasis on discovering its structures, styles, points of view, and themes. Students will be introduced to emblematic texts—short fiction and novels—and will be invited to analyze and reflect upon issues such as historical context and canonicity, tradition and innovation in literary form, as well as themes such as individuals and society, race and class, narratives of nation, identity and culture.

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

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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