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2011 HEA270 Modernism

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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Modernism surveys key figures, texts and developments in modernist literature, with a focus on prose and poetry, from the end of the nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century. The unit will involve students in close readings and research of key texts in relation to the artistic, social, political, and philosophical developments and movements of the time.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 3,000 words of internal assessment (60%); two-hour examination (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Internal: Five hours class contact fortnightly (13 weeks). Distance: 1½ hours per week of audio recorded lectures (13 weeks) accessed online; online exercises and activities.

Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - L,H,W,I,N,O
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Resource dependent teaching & learning - L,H,W,I,N,O
Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
   Flexible scheduling - L,H,W,I,N,O
Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options

This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.
This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.

M.Excl HEA283, HEA383, HEA284, HEA384.
Prereq 25% of level 100 HEA units

STAFF: Dr Robert Clarke (Coordinator)

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