ENG370H1F L5101ENG370H1F L5101 M6-9
Postcolonial and Transnational Discourses
Instructor: Sara Salih
Jackman Humanities Building, Room 882
Brief Description of Course:
During this half-year course, we’ll be studying fictional, theoretical and filmic texts from a variety of contexts and geographical locales. We will survey and discuss some key postcolonial and transnational theories, and we will consider how or whether these might be described as a ‘discourse.’
Subject to availability. Fiction:
J.M. Coetzee, Disgrace.
Kazuo Ishiguro, An Artist of the Floating World.
Jamaica Kincaid, Annie John.
Edward Said, Orientalism.
Joe Sacco, Palestine.
Padmini Mongia (ed.), Contemporary Postcolonial Theory.
(dir. Steve Jacobs, 2008)
The Remains of the Day
(dir. James Ivory, 1993)
First Three Authors:
Said, Coetzee, Mongia.
Method of Evaluation:
Essay abstract and workshop (25 + 5%); Essay (40%); End of term test (25%); Self-assessment exercise (5%).
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