South African writing 703

Module code ENG 703
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content The module begins with a general introduction to literary approaches to African writing. Thereafter a selection of texts representing the three genres – poetry, drama and prose – is studied. You are encouraged to attend live performances of South African plays and to read current editions of local journals such as Contrast, English Academy Review, Staffrider, Current Writing, Pretexts and English in Africa for reviews and scholarly articles.
Module credits 15.00
Prerequisites ENG 704 is recommended.
Contact time 1 seminar per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Academic organisation English
Period of presentation Semester 1

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