ALL708 - Graphic Narratives

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite: Nil
Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ALL408, ALL608

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

1 x 2-hour weekly seminar

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 2-hour seminar equivalent

Content

Students will study graphic narratives from an aesthetic and semiotic perspective, considering the ways in which visual and verbal text interact to produce various kinds of meaning. Nineteenth and early twentieth-century illustrated books are discussed in relation to their artistic and literary contexts, leading to a focus on recent and contemporary graphic narratives. Students will be given the option of producing a graphic narrative and will receive instruction in this form of writing.

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