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Module Detailed Information for [EN5248R]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 20 Jan 2018 20:13

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Module Information
Module Code :
EN5248R IVLE
Module Title : Literary Rejects
Module Description : From Shakespeare’s Shylock to Kafka’s Gregor Samsa, Lu Xun’s Ah-Q and Sinha’s Animal, it could be said that “rejects” abound in literature. This module is an inquiry into the affective forces of such literary rejects, such as their ability to generate empathy within both readers and other textual characters, or to elicit from the latter a sense of “poetic” justice beyond existing juridicial norms, as well as how they complicate the literary “I” or subject. Texts read in the module will include Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice, Kafka’s “Metamorphosis,” Lu Xun’s “The Real Story of Ah-Q,” and Indra Sinha’s Animal People.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : No Exam Date.
Modular Credits : 5
Pre-requisite : Must be registered as a Graduate student in the university or with the approval of the Department.
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 WEEKTHURSDAY18002100AS8-0402,

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.
No Tutorial Class or to be announced. Please check with the department offering this module.





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