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ENGL2666: Creative Writing:Theory and Practice

This unit fosters students' practice and knowledge of creative writing through interactive workshops, seminars and lectures led by established writers and academics. Exploring the theoretical and practical dimensions of developing a personal creative writing practice, the unit emphases writing as a mode of intellectual, historical and aesthetic engagement with the contemporary.

Code ENGL2666
Academic unit
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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6 credit points at 1000 level in English
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. understand the relationship between literary and writing-focussed theory and creative practice, and the fundamental significance of reading
  • LO2. respectfully and usefully critique both their own and others’ writing in the classroom as well as online, and to assess and use constructive feedback
  • LO3. position their own creative and critical writing within contemporary practices and debates
  • LO4. sustain and continue their creative writing practice.