EN602 English Literature: Blake to the Present



Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This unit completes the study of the English language tradition, by studying twentieth-century literature, which is identified with the Modern. As well as breaks with the past, there are many examples of continuity and revival. Commercial influences are noted, as well as the relation of literature to politics, in particular, totalitarian government on the one hand, and liberation movements on the other. The unit also considers the role of cinema, radio, television and digital media in changing the way people use language. The unit considers the theoretical challenges posed to received certainties by postmodernism and postcolonialism and the post-theory movement.


Unit offerings

Face to face: Semester 2, 2024 and Semester 2, 2025 (Every Year, Semester 2)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.