HST303 Literature and Society (8)
This subject uses literary sources to study English social history in the period 1914-1939. War memoirs, bestsellers, detective stories, and novels of recognised literary merit are examined for social insights.
Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
One session
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Enrolment restrictions
Not available to students who have previously completed HST-3033
Assumed Knowledge
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to demonstrate and understanding of the social history of England c. 19141939.
  • be able to develop critical skills in evaluating different types of historical evidence, and in using evidence in presenting logically ordered arguments.
The subject will cover the following topics:
-Methodology -The War and its Aftermath -Generational Relations in the 1920s -Economic and Political Problems in Inter-War England -Crime and Society -Class Relations in the 1930s -Character of the Period
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

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The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.