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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:


Unit chair:E Potter




Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


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

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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