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ALL202 - Writing Modern Worlds

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Enrolment modes:(B, G, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:A Vickery
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


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%

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