ENGLI531

Special Topic: Literature and the Medicalised Body

This paper explores literature's engagement with the medicalised body and mind, mapping out the arts' responses to medical advances from the 1900s to the present. We will study public and literary reactions to such things as germs, vaccinations, nervous disorders, cancer, and tuberculosis, looking too at current political usages of the medicalised body.

This paper explores literature's engagement with the medicalised body and mind, mapping out the arts' responses to medical advances from the 1900s to the present. We will study public and literary reactions to such things as germs, vaccinations, nervous disorders, cancer, and tuberculosis, looking too at current political usages of the medicalised body.

Paper Information

Points: 30.0
Internal assessment / examination: 100:0
Restriction(s): ENGL531

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
20B (HAM)B Trimester : 13 Jul 2020 - 8 Nov 2020 Hamilton

Timetabled Lectures for Special Topic: Literature and the Medicalised Body (ENGLI531)

DayStartEndRoomDates
Thu10:00 AM1:00 PMTC.4.08Jul 13 - Oct 18

NB:There may be other timetabled events for this paper such as tutorials or workshops.
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Indicative Fees for Special Topic: Literature and the Medicalised Body (ENGLI531)

Occurrence Domestic International
 Tuition Resource 
20B (HAM) $1975 $0 $7674
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Paper Outlines

The following 2019 paper outlines are available for ENGLI531. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2020 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  English

Other available years: Special Topic: Literature and the Medicalised Body - ENGLI531 (2019)

Paper details current as of : 9 April 2020 9:47am
Indicative fees current as of : 31 January 2020 4:26pm

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