Courses & Units

Telling Tales: Literature and Narrative HEN201

Hobart, Launceston

Note:

Students enrolled to take this unit internally in Launceston will access the lectures recordings online, and, attend face-to-face tutorials on campus.

Introduction

How much of a tale is in the telling? This unit introduces concepts, terms and skills used in the analysis of literary narrative, and applies them to texts drawn from a wide range of genres, periods and nations. The unit will consider key topics in narrative analysis, such as: narrative voice and point of view; the relationship between author, narrator and reader; narrative time; narrative and genre; the unreliable narrator; adaptation of literary narratives to film; the ways literary texts open and close; narrative poetry; and narrative theory.

Summary

Unit name Telling Tales: Literature and Narrative
Unit code HEN201
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline English
Coordinator

Dr Naomi Milthorpe

Teaching staff

Dr Naomi Milthorpe

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $1,561.00 091523

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus:   Five contact hours fortnightly (13 weeks);

Off Campus:  1 hour per week audio recorded lectures (13 weeks) accessed online; online exercises and activities

Assessment

Explication of a Prose Passage (30%); Research Essay (50%); Tutorial Participation and Exercises/Online Participation and Exercises (20%)

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Textbooks

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