Deakin University

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Criticism, Narrative and Contexts

  • ACT102
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The unit will enable students to develop an understanding of contemporary modes of analysis and criticism with emphasis on the generic narrative conventions in visual, media and performance texts, the implications for design and production, the cognitive strategies demanded of audiences, and the nature of the interaction between audiences and texts. Students will explore the strengths and limitations of a range of critical frameworks and shifts, for example, from positivist and formalist theories to structuralist, poststructuralist, feminist and postmodernist perspectives, with detailed analysis and examination of a wide range of visual, media and performative texts and their... -- Course Website

Instructor: S Redmond

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