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2011 HEA255 Confessionalism

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HEA255 L
Distance(H,L,W,I,N)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H Distance 21-FEB-2011 23-MAR-2011 11-APR-2011 27-MAY-2011
Sem 1 I Distance 21-FEB-2011 23-MAR-2011 11-APR-2011 27-MAY-2011
Sem 1 L Distance 21-FEB-2011 23-MAR-2011 11-APR-2011 27-MAY-2011
Sem 1 L On Campus 21-FEB-2011 23-MAR-2011 11-APR-2011 27-MAY-2011
Sem 1 N Distance 21-FEB-2011 23-MAR-2011 11-APR-2011 27-MAY-2011
Sem 1 W Distance 21-FEB-2011 23-MAR-2011 11-APR-2011 27-MAY-2011

* 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).

About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION
Critics argued that Robert Lowell's Life Studies set a precedent for confessional poetry in the middle of the twentieth-century. The unit analyses the nature of this precedent by investigating links with the lyric, Romanticism, a revised notion of Modernist impersonality, and Beat poetry. It documents the confessional impulse inspired by Lowell, chiefly through a study of the work of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, and examines the history of confessional literature from Augustine to Ben Elton.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 3,000 words of internal written assessment (60%), two-hour examination (40%)

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

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

   Web dependent - W,H,I,L,N
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Resource dependent teaching & learning - W,H,I,L,N
Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% of level 100 HEA units
M.Excl HEA355

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)

STAFF: Dr Narelle Shaw (Coordinator)

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.

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