AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE

ENG3TAL

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Australian literature has been seen as interested in trying to locate a specifically Australian identity. In this subject we consider Australian writing which is in some way concerned with identifying Australian place, nationality, character and landscape. We examine the various ways in which literature is used to present or contest versions of Australia.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDamien Barlow

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 15 credit points of first-year English or HUS1PWR

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ENG2TAL

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThat Deadman DancePrescribedScott, Kim.PICADOR
ReadingsThe Broken ShorePrescribedTemple, PeterTEXT PUBLISHING
ReadingsThe Man Who Loved ChildrenPrescribedStead, Christina.MIEGUNYAH PRESS
ReadingsThe Monkey's MaskPrescribedPorter, DorothyPICADOR
ReadingsVossPrescribedWhite, Patrick.RANDOM HOUSE

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDamien Barlow

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Class Quiz (1,000 words equivalent)25
Research essay (2,000 words)50
Weekly online workshops (1,000 words)25