This unit explores travel writing as both historical genre and creative practice. Ranging from Homer to contemporary travel blogs, it considers how the archetypal journey story is reshaped in particular cultural and political contexts. Students will have the opportunity to demonstrate their learning via both critical and creative assessment.
1x3500wd essay (50%), 1x500wd essay plan (10%), 4x500wd blog posts (40%)
12 credit points at 2000 level in English or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Australian LiteratureProhibitions
ENGL2648 or ENGL2048