Units of Study

ENGL1008 - Australian Texts: International Contexts

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Marita Jane Bullock

Description

This unit explores how Australian authors write in, to and about the wider world. It will open up a range of questions: how international influences work in Australian writing; how Australian texts rewrite authoritative texts of other cultures; how Australian texts imagine other places; how careers, reputations, publication and reception take place within and beyond the nation. In addressing these questions, the unit will focus on issues of authority, identity, representation, translation, borders and authenticity.

Assessments

1x1000wd tutorial task (20%), 1x1500wd essay (40%), 1x1.5hr exam (40%)

Textbooks

Texts may include works by authors such as Gail Jones, Patrick White, Christina Stead, Nam Le and others

Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial /week

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