Units of Study
MECO6906 - Literary Journalism: History and Theory
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Fiona Giles
This unit will give students an overview of the history, theory and practice of literary journalism, a critical understanding of key writers and genres in the field, and an opportunity to gain practical skills in this form of writing. Genres studied will include new journalism, critical review writing, essay writing, memoir, travel, popular science, and ficto-criticism.
1x1500wd seminar paper (30%), 1x2500wd essay (40%), 1x1000wd journal/clippings file (20%) and participation (10%)
Kerrane, Kevin ed (1984) The Art of Fact: An Historical Anthology of Literary Journalism, Ballantine, New York
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