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ATS4265

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitLiterary Studies
OfferedNot offered in 2015
Coordinator(s)Dr Ali Alizadeh

Synopsis

Genres, poetic forms, metre and rhetoric. Discourse theory and narratology. Modern theorisations of genre, poetic form and rhetoric. Essays by contemporary critics including Harold Bloom, John Hollander and Paul de Man. In this seminar we will look closely at the work of four twentieth-century American poets: Wallace Stevens, Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop and John Ashbery.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 288 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Prohibitions

APG4265