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
21A (HAM)A Trimester : 1 Mar 2021 - 27 Jun 2021 Hamilton

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

DayStartEndRoomDates
Thu12:00 PM3:00 PMJ.2.18Mar 1 - Jun 6

NB:There may be other timetabled events for this paper such as tutorials or workshops.
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Indicative Fees

Fees for 2021 are not yet available.


Paper Outlines

The following 2020 paper outlines are available for ENGLI531. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2021 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  English

Other available years: Special Topic: Literature and the Medicalised Body - ENGLI531 (2020) , Special Topic: Literature and the Medicalised Body - ENGLI531 (2019)

Paper details current as of : 23 October 2020 11:20am
Indicative fees current as of : 16 October 2020 12:49pm

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