DESCRIPTION Examines how contemporary authors conceive of literature's relations to life and literary theory. Aims to provide students with a critical understanding of selected classical theory (inspiration and imitation) and twentieth-century theory (primarily structuralism, post-structuralism and postmodernism) and how these inform the literary texts.
ASSESSMENT: 3,500 words of internal written assessment (60%); 1x 2 hr examination (40%)
Internal (5 contact hrs fortnightly); or Distance Ed.
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web dependent - L,W,H,I,N Some parts of this unit will be taught online
Resource dependent teaching & learning - L,W,H,I,N Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
About Flexible Study Options
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.