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Unit Code
Unit Title
HEA203 Writing Poetry and Short Fiction
HEA204 British Literature 1850-1900
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA205 Twenty-first-century Australian Writing
HEA206 Popular Fiction: From Page to Screen
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA207 Writing About Science
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA209 Anglo-Indian Fictions
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA210 Cinema, Costumes and Sexuality
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA213 Medieval and Gothic Fictions
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA214 Literature of Tasmania
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA218 Contemporary Fiction
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA219 Representing Australia
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA220 Screen Shakespeare
HEA221 Green Screen
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA222 Shakespeare's Political Plays
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA223 Shakespeare's Comedies
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA225 Elizabethan and Jacobean Tragedy
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA226 Modern Drama
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA232 Postcolonial Fictions
HEA233 Ideas of Authorship
HEA234 Writing the Grand Tour
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA235 Colonial Imprints
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA237 Writing Script
HEA238 Reading The Canterbury Tales
HEA239 Heroes and Heroines
HEA253 African Literature West and South
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA255 Confessionalism
HEA257 British Literature 1800-1850
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA258 American Women Writing
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA269 The Body in the Text: 20th Century Australian Fiction
HEA277 The Legend of King Arthur
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA280 Romantic Poetry
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA282 The Novel in the Nineteenth Century
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA283 Modernism in British Literature 1910-1930
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA284 Modernism in British Literature: Poetry
HEA288 Postmodern American Poetry
(Not Offered 2007)
HEA290 Writing Narrative
HEA293 American Nature Writing
HEF213 Cross-Cultural Communication: English-French
(Not Offered 2007)
HEF215 French Language 2A
HEF216 French Language 2B
HEF221 Twentieth Century French Theatre
HEF224 The French Novel (1750-1900)
(Not Offered 2007)
HEF225 Le Maghreb
(Not Offered 2007)
HEF233 The French Novella
HEG203 German for Tourism and Business
(Not Offered 2007)
HEG204 The Golden Age of German Cinema
(Not Offered 2007)
HEG207 German 2A
HEG208 German 2B
HEG212 Post-1945 German Film
HEG213 Fiction in Divided Germany
HEJ201 Feature Writing
(Not Offered 2007)
HEJ202 Media and the Environment
HEJ203 Television Journalism
HEJ205 Public Relations
HEJ209 Ethics in Journalism
HEJ213 Radio Journalism
HEJ219 Online Journalism
(Not Offered 2007)
HEJ221 Shaping the Word
(Not Offered 2007)
HEJ222 Journalism: the People's Witness
(Not Offered 2007)
HEJ223 Imaging News
(Not Offered 2007)
HEJ224 Television Theory
(Not Offered 2007)
HEJ225 Documentary Journalism
(Not Offered 2007)
HEJ226 Advanced Media Writing
(Not Offered 2007)
HEJ227 Media Cultures
HEJ228 New Media
HES202 Film Theory
HES203 Film Movements and Genres

2011 HEA294 Telling Tales: Literature and Narrative

Unit Level:

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HEA294 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 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).

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How much of a tale is in the telling? This unit introduces concepts, terms and skills used in the analysis of literary narrative, and applies them to texts drawn from a wide range of genres, periods and nations. The unit will consider key topics in narrative analysis, such as: narrative voice and point of view; the relationship between author, narrator and reader; narrative time; narrative and genre; the unreliable narrator; adaptation of literary narratives to film; the ways literary texts open and close; narrative poetry; and narrative theory. Depending on staff expertise, the unit may include a creative-writing component, designed to give students practical experience of the opportunities and limits of different ways of telling tales.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 3,000 words internal assessment, and compulsory tutorial exercises (60%), two-hour examination (40%)

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

Note: Class attendance may still be required

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

Prereq 25% at 100 level English [ HEA ]

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

STAFF: Ms Hannah Stark (Coordinator)

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