ENGL318

Reading Animals: Beast Fables to Graphic Novels

30 points

Not offered 2019, offered in 2017, 2018

For further information see Humanities and Creative Arts

Description

This course explores the role of imagery and narrative in constituting historical and contemporary conceptions of ‘animality’ and speciesism across a range of texts and media (including bestiaries, folklore and mythology; popular cooking shows and 'foodie' books; wildlife documentaries; contemporary and activist art; science fiction and graphic novels; and animal biographies).

Pre-requisites

15 points of ENGL at 200-level with a B pass, or 30 points of ENGL at 200-level, or any 45 points at 200-level from the Arts Schedule

Restrictions

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