This module describes the linkages and developments between literature and cultural studies. It discusses the contributions and philosophies of some major theorists such as – Raymond Williams, a Welsh Marxist theorist and Stuart Hall, a Jamaican born, British Marxist sociologist. It also highlights and describes the differences between the concepts of high culture, popular culture, subculture and counterculture.
This module provides an insight into the gamification and ludification of our culture, described in detail in the topic of game studies. The module also covers body culture studies which explains how the composition of our body affects the psyche of the people and representation of a body through different media. You will also be introduced to the concept of how gender conditioning is important when we use language.