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ALL372 - Literatures of Hell and Heaven

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Offered in alternate years 2018, 2020


Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Lyn Mc Credden


At least one unit of second year Literary Studies



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


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.


Journal, 40%, 1500 words

An Individual research essay, 60%, 2500 words

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