The major in English (Literary Studies) introduces you to a broad range of literary texts and ways of reading them. The emergence of modern literary theories and ways of understanding literary texts and "literature" itself has had an enormous influence on the way in which we think about our language and society, history and culture, politics and identity. Literary Studies will help you develop essential critical skills that strengthen your ability to contribute to a broad range of issues and debates. From Jane Austen to Christos Tsiolkas, Olde England to New Zealand, romance to realism, poetry to politics, individual units cross a broad range of authors, places and issues. Throughout the major, you will develop skills in methods of reading, analysis and interpretation that equip you for further work in journalism, teaching and the broader literature industry.

Unitset details

Study level:
Undergraduate
Unitset type:
Major
Unitset code:
EMAENG

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