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ALL706 - Histories, Fictions

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Trimester 2: Daniel Marshall

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

The unit offers the opportunity to discuss in depth a wide range of literary texts in the context of recent literary and historiographical debates. We will explore the theoretical, political and practical concerns that drive the intersection of history and fiction in literary practice. Classes will encourage students to discuss both their critical and theoretical essays and/or their creative work. Texts may be varied from year to year, according to student interest.

Assessment

Critical essay, 2500 words, 50%

Critical essay OR creative work, 2000 words , 40%

Workshop/online activity, 10%

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