ALW730 - Creative Nonfiction: the Personal Essay
2020 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
|Incompatible with:||ALW601, ALW630|
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 seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 2-hour seminar equivalent
This unit is designed to provide skills in writing the creative nonfiction form, as well as an understanding of the theoretical contexts and subtexts that underpin creative nonfiction writing. Particular emphasis will be focussed on the personal essay as a form of creative nonfiction narrative. Intensive discussion of ideas and work-in-progress will be undertaken, as will critical reading and analysis of a range of published materials.
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