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ENH4750 - Exotic erotic other: World writing in English

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader(s): Chandani Lokuge

Offered

Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)

Synopsis

The unit will offer students the opportunity to engage in creative writing and critique. The main focus of the unit will be on diversity of literatures in English (mainly of the past three decades) with the emphasis on writing that confronts difference in preoccupation with identity, religion, history, gender and sexuality, children, space and landscape, marginality and diaspora, and hybridity in recent postcolonial writing. The unit will offer students the opportunity to develop their creative writing and reading skills, and provide a strong foundation for further study in creative writing, reading and research.

Assessment

Either one creative fiction/non-fiction with critical exegesis OR an essay (5000 words): 60%
Seminar presentation (2000 words): 10%
Essay (2000 words): 20%
Participation: 10%

Contact hours

2 hour seminar per week

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