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ALL202 - Writing Modern Worlds

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:A Vickery




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Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit examines the development and consequences of modernism and postmodernism in literature. Both movements will be addressed through the themes of 'spaces', 'making it new' and 'selves'. Students will study a range of texts (including prose, poetry, and film) and writers such as Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, Thomas Pynchon, and Michael Cunningham.


Critical essay (1500 words) 40%

Critical OR Creative essay (1500 words) 40%

Class/Online exercise 20%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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