Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study

ENGL6984 - Creative Non-Fiction Workshop

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Rebecca Jane Johinke

Description

This unit of study introduces students to the principles and practices of creative non-fiction: a diverse genre that can include travel, memoir, biography, personal essays, and historical, medical, investigative, or literary narrative. The unit provides a scholarly framework to creative non-fiction writing and the work of writers such as novelists, essayists and journalists. In addition to the content provided by the co-ordinators, three major contemporary writers take participants through the process of composition of their recent works.

Assessments

1x2000wd exegesis/research essay (40%), 1x2500wd creative non-fiction story (40%), 1x500wd market report (10%), seminar participation (10%)

Textbooks

A course reader will be available from the University Copy Centre.
Students must also obtain nominated texts by the three featured authors (to be advised)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

A timetable is not available for this session.
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