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ML5001   Literary and Cultural Theory (1)

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module and its partner module ML5002 seek to provide the kind of research training now regarded as indispensable for all postgraduates by exploring a range of literary and cultural theories through which texts of all sorts may be conceptualised, criticised and analysed. We will study a broad chronological and national range of seminal thinkers and theories, which might typically incude: Aristotle; Kant; Marxist theory; psychoanalytic theory; Benjamin; Adorno; structuralism, deconstruction and poststructuralism; feminist and queer theory; Fanon, Spivak and Bhabha; the posthuman.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Lecture/seminar.

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%


Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr C E Whitehead