Department: Modern Languages
These modules set out to examine World Literature and Cinema, through a range of appropriate critical investigations. How might these concepts be theoretically defined? How might they have the potential to alter established approaches to power relations, identity, socio-political order and literary canons? These modules offer a fascinating insight into one of the major literary phenomena of the modern era, through critical examination and dynamic discussion of a range of texts coming from areas such as Sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Arab world and India.
Teaching: Two hours per week, semester one (World Literatures I) and semester two (World Literatures II)
Assessment: One essay of between 4,000 and 5,000 words