South Asian Literature in English
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- Year 2
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- Full Year
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course
- Learning the complexities of a region through its literature;
- An understanding of South Asia's social, historical, local and global contexts;
- Learning to read texts critically in order to analyse the distinctive literary strategies and devices deployed in these texts;
- Demonstrate an ability to produce critical accounts of the literature.
WorkloadTotal of 22 weeks teaching with 2 hours classroom contact per week.
Method of assessmentOne three-hour written examination taken in May/June (80%); one piece of coursework to be submitted on the last day of term 1 (10%); one piece of coursework to be submitted on the last day of term 2 (10%).
A reading list for this course will be given to students at the beginning of the course.