Romanticism and Modernity
Subject ENGL40007 (2011)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 |
Total Time Commitment: 120
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the postgraduate certificate, diploma or four year honours in English or gender studies.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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CoordinatorProf Peter Otto
This subject offers an introduction to romanticism as a paradigmatic discourse of modernity, with particular emphasis on questions of gender, aesthetics and subjectivity. It also examines aspects of the role played by the ideology and discourse of romanticism in contemporary culture, with particular reference to the sublime and sexuality. Students who successfully complete this subject will be familiar with some of the key concepts and tropes in the discourse of romanticism, have a broad understanding of the relation between romanticism and modernity, and understand some of the cultural functions of the discourse of romanticism in contemporary culture.
Students who complete this subject will:
|Assessment:||An essay of 5000 words 100% (due at the end of semester). Students are required to attend a minimum of 75% of classes in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. All required written work must be submitted in order to pass the subject.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject will develop:
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Anthropology and Social Theory
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