Postmodern Literature 2018/2019 (7.5 credits)

Autumn 2018 weeks 36-45 (September - mid-November) - 50 % - Campus

Application Deadline: 2018-04-16

Enrolment Code: UU-55026 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Uppsala

Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.

Entry Requirements: English C or 90 credits in a language subject or in comparative literature.


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Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12500

About the course:

The course provides an introduction to postmodern literature in English. Ranging across postmodern literature and theory, it focuses on key issues in this period, including postmodern games with world-making, metafiction, and the rise and possible demise of the postmodern aesthetic. It concentrates furthermore on postmodern approaches to history and the body, as well as how postmodern literature responds to popular culture and other media.

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Department of English

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