ALL260 - Australian Literature
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
Trimester 2: Lyn McCredden
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%)