Courses & Units

Telling Tales: Literature and Narrative HEN201

Hobart, Launceston

Note:

Students enrolled to take this unit internally in Launceston will access the lectures recordings online, and, attend face-to-face tutorials on campus.

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Telling Tales: Literature and Narrative
Unit code HEN201
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline English
Coordinator Doctor Robert Clarke
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Intermediate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* 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).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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 Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091523 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $1,729.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus:
Weekly lectures and audio/visual resources (1 hour); weekly tutorials (1.5 hours)

Off Campus:
Weekly lectures and audio/visual resources (1 hour); weekly online participation

AssessmentTutorial participation (10%)|Tutorial Presentation (On-Campus)/Discussion Facilitation (Off-Campus) (10%)|Reading Responses (30%)|Research Essay (50%)
TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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