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Unit details

ALL706 - Histories, Fictions

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:M Campbell




Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


The unit offers the opportunity to discuss in depth a very wide range of literary texts, from Homer's Odyssey through to very recent Australian writing, in the context of recent literary and historiographical theory. Classes will offer the opportunity for candidates to discuss 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 to combine fiction and history. Text may be varied from year to year, according to student interest.


Essay, or one or more pieces of creative work, up to 2500 words - 45%
Essay, or one or two pieces of creative work, up to 2500 words - 45%
Workshop participation & feedback offered - 10%

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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