* 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).
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.
ASSESSMENT: Short written exercises 500 words 20%
Research essay 2000 words 40%
2 hour exam 40%
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.