What can the voices and narratives of sex workers and asylum seekers depicted in world literature and visual culture tell us about the conditions and pressures of life in the contemporary world?
How might considerations of narrative technique, genre, and imagery help us to make sense of these stories? And in what ways might these narratives enable us to map the profoundly unequal korean chat room of money, information, and people in the contemporary world system?
This module seeks to address these questions through readings of a range of iconic literary and cultural narratives that tell stories about the postcolonial world.
You will expand and develop your conceptual knowledge and close reading skills through an engagement with some cutting-edge novels and films about the pressures of the modern world. In doing so, you will also consider the extent to which these narratives can free adlut chat us to imagine meaningful alternatives to predominant ideas about global culture and free trade.
Having successfully completed this module, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:. The module begins with readings of key essays on world literature and globalisation and a screening of Stephanie Black's film Life and Debt.
We then proceed to read a variety of novels, films, and related texts from the contemporary period, enabling you to examine the ways in which narratives of sweatshops, sex work, and asylum are rendered in a range of forms and genres. Topics of study will include: sex work and homeworking in recent South Asian fiction; asylum and sex southampton prostitution map in postcolonial fiction and film; narratives of austerity in postcolonial film; oil extraction in recent West African fiction; and narratives videochat con chicas disaster capitalism in hippie chat rooms world literature.
The precise syllabus will vary from year to year, but indicative texts include:.
This module includes a Learning Support Hour. This is a flexible weekly contact hour, deed to support and respond to the particular cohort taking the module from year to year.
This hour will include but not be limited to activities such as language, theory and research skills classes; group work supervisions; asment preparation and essay writing guidance; asment consultations; feedback and feed-forward sessions. Liverpool University Press, An internal repeat is where you take all of your modules again, including any you passed.
An external repeat is where you only re-take the modules you failed. When you'll study it Semester 1.
CATS points ECTS points 7. Level Level 5.
Module lead Stephen Morton. On this.
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