Details for 20th - 21st Century English Literature

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: ENG201
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Daniel Carrigy


The following courses are prerequisites:

  • At least 40 credit points

Awards offering 20th - 21st Century English Literature

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Identify connections between English texts and contexts;
  2. Review the signature literary texts of the English language across the 20th-21st Centuries;
  3. Analyse how ideas, perspectives, and values are represented in texts and how they are received by audiences;
  4. Analyse and compare texts, through the identification of the structural, conventional, and language and stylistic features used by authors;
  5. Examine evidence to develop, support, and justify a critical interpretation of a text;
  6. Compose and defend arguments relating to the technical composition of two key English literary texts and a significant historical / social movement. 

Subject Content

  • The centre cannot hold : Owen, Eliot, Joyce, Fitzgerald, Huxley, Orwell, Yeats, Langston Hughes, Plath and Capote
  • The lost gods: Steinbeck, Cummings, Waugh, Greene, Byatt, Attwood and Mantel

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (on site)
  • E-Learning (online)
  • Intensive

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Forum Posts (20%)
  • Reading Review Journal (30%)
  • Major Essay (50%)

Prescribed Text

  • Please consult your lecturer before purchasing any texts