Courses & Units

Modernism HEN313

Introduction

This advanced elective in English explores the history of modernism. Students will examine exemplary texts that are representative of key movements in the literature and culture of the modernist era. The writers and texts explored in this unit set the agenda for today's literary practice. Through close textual analysis and research, students will build knowledge and skills for the study of literary history. The assessment tasks in this unit focus on: key concepts and techniques for close reading in literary studies; effective research approaches and methodologies; and communicating research findings in the form of an essay.

Summary

Unit name Modernism
Unit code HEN313
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline English
Teaching staff

Dr Naomi Milthorpe

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

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 091523

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Five contact hours fortnightly

Assessment

On Campus: compulsory tutorial exercises equivalent to 1,000 words (20%), research plan and literature review equivalent to 1,500 words (30%); 2,500-word research essay (50%)

Off Campus: compulsory on-line exercises equivalent to 1,000 words (20%), research plan and literature review equivalent to 1,500 words (30%); 2,500-word research essay (50%)
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Textbooks

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