- Code ENGL2076
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject English
- Areas of interest English
- Academic career UGRD
- Lucy Neave
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2014
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Who would not wish to be a published author? This course provides an introduction to creative writing of various kinds, chiefly short fiction and poetry, in a workshop situation in which recent and, in particular, contemporary writing, made available in a reading brick, will be critically analysed and, where appropriate, used as a model. Stylistic diversity will be encouraged and the workshop will ensure close discussion of, and feedback on, student work. The course will include some consideration of the practical process of publishing.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Create poems and prose pieces in different forms and styles
- Experiment with and revise creative work, integrating suggestions from writing workshops and/or utilising analysis of published or other students’ creative work to modify your own.
- Perform a detailed formal analysis of a published work, making a coherent argument about the relationship between form and content in that work.
- Describe, analyse and make editorial suggestions for peers’ poetry and prose
- Reflect on your own creative work in relation to its formal qualities, your writing process and published work in a similar style or genre
1. Portfolio of Creative Work (60%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 5]
Comprising drafts and rewrites of 3 poems and one story of approximately 3,500 words.
2. Written and oral comments on peers' work (15%) [Learning Outcome 4]
3. 1,000 – 1,500 word essay (25%) [Learning Outcomes 3, 5]
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3 contact hours per week. Students are expected to commit up to 7 hours of independent study per week for this course.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3150||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|