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Area/Catalogue
LANG 2042

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
154602

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To build on textual intervention skills by examining the ways in which canonical literary texts have been reworked and reproduced in contemporary society, and to use these as a basis for creative and critical writing.

Course content

Students will extend their knowledge of literature and writing by investigating how canonical texts have been interpreted and reworked over time and for different audiences, and how they continue to provide a source of creativity for writers and producers in various media. Students will familiarise themselves with selected original texts to analyse a range of existing products and create their own texts.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Completion of any two first year courses from the English and Creative Writing major/sub-major within the Bachelor of Arts, or by approval from the Program Director. COURSE ALERT: This course is not available to students who have completed: COMM 2053 Reworking the Canon

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Tutorial 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial (online) 2 hours x 2 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External 2 hours x 10 weeks
External (online) 2 hours x 2 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Discussion paper 1500 words 35% N/A
Project 3000 words 65% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Discussion paper 1500 words 35% N/A
Project 3000 words 65% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

Degrees this course is offered in

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