This subject introduces students to some of the key concerns of contemporary literary theory (concerns encountered across the field of literary studies). It involves the consideration of a number of important essays in the field both in terms of the theoretical issues on which they comment and in terms of the various 'schools' of theory and criticism that the essays represent.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2021.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
The reading of key essays in contemporary literary theory - a reading mediated by explanatory commentary (provided by lecturer) clarifying concepts, motivations and contexts that inform and/or are presupposed by the essays Introduction (through this reading) to key literary theoretical concepts and arguments.
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of LIT216 in Session 1 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.