ALL260 - Australian Literature

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Trimester 2
Burwood: 1 x 1-hour class
1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Waurn Ponds: 1 x 1-hour class (recordings provided at Geelong) 
1 x 2-hour seminar weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10, 11 
1 x 2-hour seminar equivalent online delivery weeks 6, 7, 9

Trimester 3
1 x 2-hour seminar week 1
1 x 4-hour seminar in weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Trimester 2
Independent and Collaborative learning activities, including: 
1 x 1-hour class (recordings provided)
1 x 2-hour seminar equivalent

Trimester 3
Independent and collaborative learning activities including:
1 x 2-hour seminar equivalent

Content

This unit introduces students to a range of Australian fiction, poetry and drama. A detailed understanding of writing genres and forms, and of Australian literary history, will entail readings of both early and contemporary texts. Students will learn to approach literary texts through thematic and theoretical focuses, with specific attention to Indigenous writing.

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