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Module Detailed Information for [EN3880B]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 30 Mar 2018 04:27

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Module Information
Module Code :
EN3880B IVLE
Module Title : Reader-Responsibility
Module Description : With particular focus on the works of Julian Barnes, JM Coetzee, William Boyd, and Don DeLillo, this module explores how these contemporary novelists get around the problem of the “death of the author,” surpassing even reader-response theory, and transforming narratives into a question of what we will call “reader responsibility.” Through analyses of DeLillo’s Cosmopolis, Barnes’s Sense of an Ending, Coetzee’s Childhood of Jesus, and Boyd’s Any Human Heart, this module examines how these novelists effectively make readers complicit with narrative developments.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : No Exam Date.
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : (i) EN1101E or GEK1000, AND (ii) at least one of the following modules (EN2201, EN2202, EN2203, EN2204, EN2205, EN2207)
Preclusion : Nil
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 0-3-0-0-7
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 SEMINAR-STYLE MODULE CLASSEVERY WEEKTUESDAY15001800AS1-0301,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
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