Students enrolled to take this unit internally in Launceston will access the lectures recordings online, and, attend face-to-face tutorials on campus.
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.
|Unit name||Telling Tales: Literature and Narrative|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Dr Robert Clarke
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Analyse selected texts, demonstrating understanding of: their narrative form, genre, and context; key theories of narrative used in literary theory.
- Construct an argument supported by: evidence from your chosen text(s); engagement with secondary critical material.
- Communicate coherently through; critical written and/or oral form as appropriate; participation in and critical reflection upon learning.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Task 1: Tutorial Participation (10%)
Task 2: Reading Responses (30%)
Task 3: Research Essay (50%)
Task 4: Tutorial Participation (On-Campus)/Discussion Facilitation (Off-Campus) (10%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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