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Critical Contexts for Creative Writing - ENGL4122

Year - 2020

This unit will further develop your understanding of how creative writing connects with major scholarly and critical debates in literary and cultural theory. Focusing in particular on writers whose work is both creative and theoretical, the unit will examine: theories of authorship; the history of the book; the ethics and politics of writing; aesthetic hierarchy and value; close and distant reading; form, genre and style; writing, sex and embodiment.

1x2hr seminar/week

1x 1500wd Seminar Paper (30%), 1x 4500wd Essay (70%)




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: English
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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