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Arts

HEA404

Enrolment
Unit Code
Unit Title
HEA400 English Honours (Full-time)
HEA401 English Honours (Part-time)
HEA403 Creative Writing: Theory & Practice in Poetry & Short Fiction
(Not Offered 2012)
HEA404 Colonial Adventure Fiction
(Not Offered 2012)
HEA408 Research Methodology and Scholarly Editing
HEA412 Postcolonial Narratives
(Not Offered 2012)
HEA416 Australian Literature
(Not Offered 2012)
HEA417 Placing Film
(Not Offered 2012)
HEA418 The Author
(Not Offered 2012)
HEA420 Individual Research Project
HEA421 Fictions of the Far South
HEA433 Literary Theory
HEA460 Honours Research Project A
HEA461 Honours Research Project B
HEA475 Shakespeare's Stage: The Play of Power
HEA480 Creative Writing 1
HEA481 The Craft of Writing 1
HEA482 Creative Writing 2
HEA483 The Craft of Writing 2
HEF400 French Honours (Full-time)
(Not Offered 2012)
HEF401 French Honours (Part-time)
(Not Offered 2012)
HEF416 French Translation
(Not Offered 2012)
HEF417 French Language 4B
(Not Offered 2012)
HEF423 The French Novel (1900 - 1950)
(Not Offered 2012)
HEF425 Special Topic in French Literature
(Not Offered 2012)
HEF460 Thesis A
(Not Offered 2012)
HEF461 Thesis B
(Not Offered 2012)
HEG400 German Honours (Full-time)
HEG401 German Honours (Part-time)
HEG407 Special Topic in German Language and Linguistics
HEG408 Special Topic in German Literature
HEG414 Classical German Literature
HEG415 German Language Skills 4A
HEG416 German Language Skills 4B
HEG460 Thesis A
HEG461 Thesis B
HEJ400 Journalism, Media and Communications Honours (Full-time)
HEJ401 Journalism, Media and Communications Honours (Part-time)
HEJ409 Honours Research Essay A
HEJ410 Honours Research Essay B
HEJ412 Theory and Methods in Journalism, Media and Communications
HEJ413 Current Issues in Journalism, Media and Communications
HEJ414 Reading in Journalism, Media and Communications

2012 HEA404 Colonial Adventure Fiction

Unit Level:

Available as a Student Elective: No

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SPECIAL NOTE: A strict quota of 15 students applies to this unit and prospective students must obtain permission to enrol from the English Honours [R4A] Coordinator.

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION

The colonial project inspired countless stirring adventure stories - from boys' own tales of derring-do to fantastic fictions of lost races. In this unit we will read a selection of colonial adventure fictions and related criticisms in order to explore issues such as the constructions of empire, race and masculinity in this popular genre.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT:

5,000 word essay (100%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 27 contact hours

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
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

INTERNATIONALISATION
This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.

STAFF: Dr Lisa Fletcher (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.

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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