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Trimester 2 (B, X) or Trimester 3 (X)
|Unit chair:||P West|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
The unit offers the opportunity to discuss in depth a very wide range of short story, from its nineteenth century origins in Poe and others, through to very recent Australian and regional writing. Classes will offer candidates the opportunity to workshop both their critical and theoretical essays and/or their creative work. Special attention will be given to formal and genre considerations, in looking at the most effective ways of building a story, and the special strengths and strictures that arise from its need to be ‘short'. Texts may be varied from year to year, according to student interest, and emphasis will be placed throughout on close reading and emulation of key primary texts.
Assignment 1: Essay or story 50% one or more pieces up to 2500 words.
Assignment 2: Essay or short story 50% one or more pieces up to 2500 words.
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.