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ALW395 - Experimental Poetics

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

This unit will be offered at Waurn Ponds (Geelong) from 2017

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:M Campbell

Two level 2 ALW units



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour Class per week for 6 weeks plus 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week for 11 weeks


This unit explores further the established forms of poetic production, while also encouraging students to innovate and challenge the bounds of conventional modes of expression and presentation. Students will be exposed to a variety of older and contemporary written artefacts, as well as text employed in a variety of other media. Students will apply their skills of critique and analysis, appreciation and emulation in order to understand lineages from within and beyond which innovations and creative interrogations occur.


Journal for Poetic Reflection and Response to Readings, 1500 words, 40%

Creative Folio (up to 150 lines of poetry or 2500 words prose poetry/other), 60%

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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Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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