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ALL372 - Philosophies of Hell and Heaven

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

Offered in alternate years 2016, 2018

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Lyn McCredden

Prerequisite:

At least one unit of second year Literary Studies

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit focuses on a range of literary and theoretical texts – poetry, prose, theological works - from different historical periods which are centrally concerned with representations of hell and heaven.  Discussion and assessment will ask students to consider such texts in their literary, historical, religious and philosophical contexts.

Assessment

Journal, 40%, 1500 words

An Individual research essay, 60%, 2500 words

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