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Unit of study_

Australian Writing in the Postmodern Age - ENGL2671

Year - 2018

Is one country's postmodernism the same as another's? Concentrating on works produced since the 1980s this unit looks at some of the early texts of Australian postmodernism, thinking about the range of local, domestic and international contexts with which they engage. It asks whether Australian postmodernism has any distinguishing features, trying to explain what these might be, and how they might have come about, and how it has developed in the contemporary era of digital and social media.

Classes
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
5x 200wd Online posts (10%), 1x 1500wd Essay (40%), 1x 2000wd Take-Home Exercise (50%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 1000 level in Australian Literature or 12 credit points at 1000 level in English Studies

Prohibitions

ASLT2609

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: English
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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