Units of Study

ENGL4101 - English Honours A

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 12

Coordinator: Huw Daniel Griffiths


The Honours program in English consists of:
1. a thesis written under the supervision of one or more members of academic staff
2. two seminars that meet weekly for two hours in semester one, and the same in semester two.

The thesis should be 15000 words in length and each seminar requires 6000 words of written work or its equivalent. One of the semester one seminars is assessed, in part, through participation in the English department's honours conference.
The thesis is worth 40% of the final honours mark and each of the four seminars is worth 15%.

In 2011 seminars will be offered from the following list:
The 18th-Century Novel: Theory and Example (Nicola Parsons)
Sentiment and Sensation (Vanessa Smith)
Poetry of Meditation (Barry Spurr)
Mid-Century Modern (Kate Lilley)
The Idea of the South (Sarah Gleeson-White)
Movements in Modern and Contemporary Drama (Mark Byron)
Old English (Dan Anlezark)
Old Norse (Geraldine Barnes)
Reading Suburbia (Brigid Rooney)
Australian Literature and the Canonical Imaginary (Robert Dixon)
Undisciplined Histories (Robert Dixon)
Australian Poetry and the Symbolistes (David Brooks)

For more information, contact Dr Huw Griffiths, Honours Coordinator.


1x15000wd thesis (40%), 4x6000wd written work or its equivalent for each seminar (4x15%)


2x2-hr seminars/week for each semester


Credit average in 48 senior English credit points including ENGL3655 or both ENGL3962 and ENGL3964

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