Literary Studies

    Unit set code: AMILIT | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Discipline Minor
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    This minor provides an integrated set of units in literary studies. It introduces students to key theories and texts central to the discipline. Students are introduced to different critical perspectives that shape contemporary commentary, and are invited to consider the impact of different speaking positions on how the field of literary studies is being shaped. Assessment tasks for the minor include short exercises, oral presentations, essays, and formal examinations.

    Unit set structure

    For a Minor, students must complete the following 48 credit points (4 units) of study:

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