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ENH2981

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Chandani Lokuge

Synopsis

Building on the skills developed in ENH2980, to develop skills in genre writing. In the atmosphere of workshops, guided by debate and a selection of short stories, students will experiment in a range of genres: Realism; New Writing; Historical Fiction; Cultural interactions; Gothic, Fantasy and the Supernatural; Crime; Re-visioning the Classic; Ficto-criticism; Writing for Children. It will pay attention to revising, editing and presenting a manuscript for publication. Delivered through the semester, 'The Writers and their World' series comprising talks by major authors, publishers and editors will give a colourful glimpse into the world of creative writers and the publishing industry.

Assessment

Written work: 70% (4000 words)
In class exercise/test: 20%
Participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Chandani Lokuge

Contact hours

2 hour workshop per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Creative writing
English

Prerequisites

Two first-year English units, and ENH2980/ENH3980