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ENGL3712: Television Fictions

This unit will consider how systems of meaning have been generated in TV narratives. It will address theoretical questions regarding production and authorship, but most of this unit will focus on how particular aesthetic forms underwrite the construction of television fictions across factual narratives (news, sport), drama, comedy and serials.

Code ENGL3712
Academic unit
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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12 credit points at 2000 level in the English major
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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ENGL2673

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

  • LO1. Enhance expertise in current approaches to literary and cultural study
  • LO2. Enhance critical thinking, oral and written communication and information literacy
  • LO3. Develop cultural competence by working collaboratively across cultural boundaries
  • LO4. Enhance interdisciplinary knowledge and effectiveness through working with narratives across different genres and media
  • LO5. Consolidate a sense of social responsibility through considering the role television plays in the wider national and international community

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