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A MINIMUM of 4 college/university level literature courses at grade B or above (should include no more than one introductory level literature course). Related courses such as cross disciplinary, "Freshman Seminars", civilisation or creative writing classes are not considered for admission to this course. Applicants should also note that, as with other popular courses, meeting the minimum does NOT guarantee admission. In making admissions decisions preference will be given to students who achieve above the minimum requirement with the typical visiting student admitted to this course having four or more literature classes at grade A. ** as numbers are limited, visiting students should contact the Visiting Student Office directly for admission to this course **
SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
This course will consider the ways in which the human body has been a central object of discussion in literature from the Renaissance onwards. Students will explore how the human body has been described, variously, as a biological entity, clothing for the soul, a site of cultural production, a psycho-sexual construct and a material encumbrance. The course will consider how each of these different approaches brings with it a range of anthropological, political, theological and psychological discourses that explore and construct identities and subject positions.
College of Humanities and Social Science
School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
This article was published on Feb 24, 2012