Reading Across Cultures

Please note: this is archived course information from 2023 for COMPLIT 705.


An advanced level review of approaches to the study of literature across cultures. Tests the potential and limits of theories of literature in the study of literary texts from many cultures and periods. Includes cross-cultural perspectives on authorship, intertextuality, reader-centred theories, literary translation, post-colonial literature, gender and sexuality, as well as reading across disciplines.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for COMPLIT 705.

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Availability 2023

Semester 1


Lecturer(s) Associate Professor Tracy Adams


COMPLIT 705: 15 points