- Code ENGL1200
- 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
- Dr Russell Smith
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2024
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‘Say a body. Where none. … A place. Where none.’ As Samuel Beckett’s Worstward Ho reminds us, literary texts have an unsurpassed capacity to create imaginary worlds. This course will examine a range of textual forms and genres, storytelling and knowledges including those of First Nations writers, as well as readings from a range of cultures and historical periods. You will examine the techniques through which literary texts create worlds, whether realistic worlds that reflect and respond to the writer’s own time and place, or fantastic worlds that imagine times and places, creatures and cultures, far different from past or present reality. Through taking this course you will develop skills in careful reading, independent scholarly research, and persuasive writing, as well as participating in an intellectual community through attentive listening, thoughtful response and respectful debate.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- critically analyse a range of textual forms with attention to how they are constructed;
- communicate effectively across multiple modes;
- participate in our intellectual community through attentive listening and thoughtful response;
- demonstrate engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledges and perspectives; and
- conduct independent research to advance a persuasive argument.
- Participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Essay (3000 words total - includes plan and essay) (50) [LO 1,2,4,5]
- Writing tasks (2000 words total) (40) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9014||22 Jul 2024||29 Jul 2024||31 Aug 2024||25 Oct 2024||In Person||N/A|