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Travellers' Tales - ENGL3711

Year - 2020

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.

1x2hr seminar/week

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 Literature


ENGL2648 or ENGL2048


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: English
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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