Units of Study

MECO6906 - Literary Journalism: History and Theory

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Fiona Giles
Phone: +61 2 9036 6272
Email: fiona.giles@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit gives students an overview of the history and theory of literary journalism, as well as a critical understanding of key writers and genres. Topics studied include early journalisms, the essay form, memoir, New Journalism, travel writing, blogging and the profile.

Assessments

1x1500wd seminar paper (30%), 1x2500wd essay (40%), 1x1000wd journal/clippings file (20%), seminar participation (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm

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 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm

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