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ENG3042 Theory, Taste and Trash
Credit Points: 15

This unit focuses on aesthetics in order to investigate theoretical approaches to cultural, literary and artistic objects. It maps debates regarding high and low art forms, as well as ideological presumptions regarding value and longevity. Students examine a range of mass and high culture’s most celebrated texts and objects, raising questions about gender, beauty and ugliness, the “substance” of style, sentimentalism, and the ethics of literature and art in the global economy.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MABUTZEnglish Major
MIAAHFEnglish Minor
MABUTMEnglish Education Major
MIAAGUEnglish Education Minor
DMAAABPsychology and English Double Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013