Major Movements in Contemporary Poetry (ENGL6945)


This unit of study introduces students to the rationale, principles and techniques of a selection of four major movements in contemporary poetry. The particular movements introduced in any one year may be determined by the expertise of staff available. Each movement is taught by way of two exemplary texts, one Australian and one drawn from other writing in the English language.

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1x2hr seminar/week


1x4500wd Essay and annotated bibliography (75%), 1x1500wd Seminar presentation (25%)

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