This course provides an overview of recent developments and new directions in Australian writing, across a range of genres from fiction and poetry to forms that blur the boundaries between fiction and non-fiction.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon Successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Interpret, analyse and discuss contemporary Australian writing within a wider literary and historical context;
- Conduct independent research and use it effectively in developing arguments;
- Analyse and assess critical and theoretical debates about themes of history, identity and place in Australian writing.
- Understand and successfully deploy a range of terms and concepts integral to literary studies.
Essay (1500 words) 30% [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]
Comparative Essay (2500 words) 40% [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]
Tutorial Participation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]
1000 word critical analysis (20%) [LO4]
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130 hours across the semester, comprised of 1 x 1.5 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial, plus 7.5 hours of associated study each week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- 6 units
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4450||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|