Units of Study

ENGL2669 - Australian Stage and Screen

Semester 1, 2018  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Peter John Kirkpatrick
Phone: +61 2 9351 2270
Email: peter.kirkpatrick@sydney.edu.au


Australian theatre and cinema have lively, at times intersecting, histories, and have played significant roles at both national and international levels, from the depiction of various local 'types' on stage and screen, to the work of Australian actors, directors and cinematographers overseas. This unit examines selected plays and films over the last century or so through a number of thematic focuses, including: race, gender and national identity; comic traditions; Australia and the world; modernity and innovation.


1x 5-10 minutes/500wd (based on textual analysis of selected text/passage) oral presentation/summary (20%), 1x 2000wd essay (40%), 1x 2000wd take-home exercise (40%)


2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week


12 credit points at 1000 level in Australian Literature or 12 credit points at 1000 level in English Studies


ASLT2616 Australian Stage & Screen


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