Revolutionary Writing?: 1960s and beyond (ASLT2602)

UNIT OF STUDY

The 1960s were a time of international cultural and social upheaval. A new range of cultural influences, drugs, pop art, sexual, women's and gay liberation, and the predominantly American counter-culture, influenced a new generation of Australian writers. Bush realism gave way to previously censored subject material - sex, drugs, anti-Vietnam War sentiment - and innovative forms of writing. This unit of study investigates these issues through the works of some of the key writers of this period.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

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

Assessment

1x1500wd essay (30%) and 1x3000wd take-home exercise (70%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

18 junior credit points including 12 junior credit points from English

Prohibitions

ASLT2002

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.