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ATS2518

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Chandani Lokuge

Notes

Previously coded ENH2981

Synopsis

Building on the skills developed in ATS2517, 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: 50%
Exam: 40%
Participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Chandani Lokuge

Contact hours

One 1-hour lecture and one 1-hour workshop per week

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

Creative writing
English

Prerequisites

Two first-year English units, and ATS2517/ATS3517