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2013 HEA295 Contemporary Fiction

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HEA395


Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HEA295 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013

* 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).

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This unit concentrates on works of fiction dating from the late twentieth century to the present day. It situates the texts within a range of literary, theoretical, and cultural contexts to identify key concerns reflected in texts in the contemporary moment. The unit is designed to focus on a particular area of contemporary fiction, which will be determined by the specialization of staff teaching the unit in a particular year.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: Short written exercises 500 words 20% Research essay 2000 words 40% 2 hour exam 40%

TEACHING PATTERN: 1 hour lecture p/w, 1 x 1.5 hour tutorial p/w 2-13

Prereq 25% at level 100 in English (HEA).
M.Excl HEA218,HEA318, HEA395

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STAFF: Dr Hannah Stark

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