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ALL260 - Australian Literature

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:L Mc Credden




Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 1 hour class plus 1 x 2 hour seminar.

Waurn Ponds: 1 by 2 hour seminar plus access to an Echo recording of the Burwood lecture

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit introduces students to a range of Australian fiction, poetry and drama. A detailed understanding of writing genres and forms, and of Australian literary history, will entail readings of both early and contemporary texts. Students will learn to approach literary texts through thematic and theoretical focuses, with specific attention to Indigenous writing.


Team project and class presentation (50%)

Individual research essay (50%)

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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