Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module will introduce the student to Experimental and Transgressive writing. The module will look at a number of issues surrounding literary innovation, taboo and non-mainstream culture. Students will explore a number of key theories surrounding the profane and will study a number of artistic texts that have dealt with subjects such as sex and gender, violence, drugs, horror and political subversion. The nodule will also engage with hybrid texts including digi-novels, bricolage, detournement, cut-ups and appropriated texts
· Experimental Writing
· Taboo and Transgression
· Erotic Writing
· Violence and the Complexity of Representation
· Drugs and Creativity
· Appropriated and Found Texts
· Digi-texts, e-books, hyper-link texts
A student passing this module should be able to:
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