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Arts

HEA433

Enrolment
Unit Code
Unit Title
HEA400 English Honours (Full-time)
HEA401 English Honours (Part-time)
HEA404 Colonial Adventure Fiction
(Not Offered 2013)
HEA408 Research Methodology and Scholarly Editing
HEA412 Postcolonial Narratives
(Not Offered 2013)
HEA416 Australian Literature
(Not Offered 2013)
HEA417 Placing Film
(Not Offered 2013)
HEA418 The Author
HEA420 Individual Research Project
HEA421 Fictions of the Far South
(Not Offered 2013)
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
(Not Offered 2013)
HEA481 The Craft of Writing 1
(Not Offered 2013)
HEA482 Creative Writing 2
(Not Offered 2013)
HEA483 The Craft of Writing 2
(Not Offered 2013)
HEF400 French Honours (Full-time)
(Not Offered 2013)
HEF401 French Honours (Part-time)
(Not Offered 2013)
HEF416 French Translation
(Not Offered 2013)
HEF417 French Language 4B
(Not Offered 2013)
HEF423 The French Novel (1900 - 1950)
(Not Offered 2013)
HEF425 Special Topic in French Literature
(Not Offered 2013)
HEF460 Thesis A
(Not Offered 2013)
HEF461 Thesis B
(Not Offered 2013)
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)

2012 HEA433 Literary Theory

Unit Level:

Available as a Student Elective: No

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SPECIAL NOTE: This unit is co-taught with HEA330 Literary Theory and is a required unit for postgraduate by coursework degrees in English [R5W, R6W or R7W] and for English Honours [R4A].

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HEA433 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 1 H Distance 27-FEB-2012 23-MAR-2012 16-APR-2012 01-JUN-2012
Sem 1 H On Campus 27-FEB-2012 23-MAR-2012 16-APR-2012 01-JUN-2012
Sem 1 I Distance 27-FEB-2012 23-MAR-2012 16-APR-2012 01-JUN-2012
Sem 1 L Distance 27-FEB-2012 23-MAR-2012 16-APR-2012 01-JUN-2012
Sem 1 N Distance 27-FEB-2012 23-MAR-2012 16-APR-2012 01-JUN-2012
Sem 1 O Distance 27-FEB-2012 23-MAR-2012 16-APR-2012 01-JUN-2012
Sem 1 W Distance 27-FEB-2012 23-MAR-2012 16-APR-2012 01-JUN-2012

* 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

This unit examines the development of literary theory from the middle of the twentieth century to the present. It aims to provide students with the skills to read theory critically and to develop informed arguments in response to critical, literary and/or filmic texts. The unit focuses on a range of approaches to reading texts including structuralism, Marxism, feminism, post-structuralism, psychoanalysis, postmodernism and queer theory.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 1,000 word reading assignment(s) (20%); 3,000-word essay (40%); 2-hr exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 5 contact hours fortnightly

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

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

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq entry to HEA400/401 English 4 (Honours) or entry to Graduate Certificate in Arts (English)
M.Excl HEA330

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

STAFF: Dr Hannah Stark (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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