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ENGL 2042 - Icons of Decadence

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study
Assumed Knowledge: High level of English literacy skills
Incompatible: ENGL 2038 & ENGL 3038
Assessment: Participation (10%), Assignment 15%, Seminar presentation 5%, Seminar essay 30%, Final essay 40%
Biennial Course: Course offered in odd years
Syllabus:

This course examines a number of novels, short stories and poems published in the period 1880-1910, many of which have had a continuing life in popular culture. Students will have an opportunity to explore these texts in their historical and social contexts, including the important concept of 'decadence,' aestheticism, sexualities, the emergence of psychoanalysis, and 'moral panics' about gender roles, immigration, and disease. There will be opportunities to consider the reasons for the continuing influence and popularity of these texts.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 1 $820 Band 1 $820 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 12/08/2019 Sat 31/08/2019 Fri 20/09/2019 Fri 01/11/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21422 LE01 200 77 30 Jul - 17 Sep Tuesday 12pm - 1pm Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre
8 Oct - 29 Oct Tuesday 12pm - 1pm Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21424 SE07 24 2 30 Jul - 17 Sep Tuesday 3pm - 5pm Lower Napier, LG21, Teaching Room
8 Oct - 29 Oct Tuesday 3pm - 5pm Lower Napier, LG21, Teaching Room
21425 SE06 24 1 30 Jul - 17 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 3pm Lower Napier, LG21, Teaching Room
8 Oct - 29 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 3pm Lower Napier, LG21, Teaching Room
21426 SE05 30 6 2 Aug - 20 Sep Friday 11am - 1pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room
11 Oct - 1 Nov Friday 11am - 1pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room
21429 SE02 24 FULL 31 Jul - 18 Sep Wednesday 1pm - 3pm Lower Napier, LG21, Teaching Room
9 Oct - 30 Oct Wednesday 1pm - 3pm Lower Napier, LG21, Teaching Room
21430 SE01 30 FULL 31 Jul - 18 Sep Wednesday 3pm - 5pm Hartley, 108a, Teaching Room
9 Oct - 30 Oct Wednesday 3pm - 5pm Hartley, 108a, Teaching Room