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2013 HEA217 Literary Classics and the Canon

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Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: This is a required unit for students wishing to major in English.

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HEA217 H
Distance(H,L,W,I,N,O)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 H On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 I Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 L Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 N Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 O Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 W Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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DESCRIPTION

This unit offers students the opportunity to engage with texts considered part of the literary canon. What makes a literary classic? Why do some texts stand the test of time, while others disappear? To address these questions, students will analyse texts that may range from Shakespeare's plays to contemporary prize-winning novels from around the globe, from Romantic poetry to the works of Australia's most influential writers. Students will study these texts in depth, examining them within historical, national, stylistic and generic contexts.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT:

Internal: compulsory tutorial and online exercises equivalent to 1,000 words (20%), 2,000 word essay (40%), and exam (40%)
Distance: compulsory online exercises equivalent to 1,000 words (20%), 2,000 word essay (40%), and exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Internal (Five contact hours fortnightly for 13 weeks); Distance Education

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Fully online - I,L,N,W,O
This unit is taught entirely online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - H,I,L,N,W,O
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options

INTERNATIONALISATION
This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.
This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% at introductory English (HEA) units

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Dr Naomi Milthorpe

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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