This advanced elective in English explores the history of modernism. Students will examine exemplary texts that are representative of key movements in the literature and culture of the modernist era. The writers and texts explored in this unit set the agenda for today's literary practice. Through close textual analysis and research, students will build knowledge and skills for the study of literary history. The assessment tasks in this unit focus on: key concepts and techniques for close reading in literary studies; effective research approaches and methodologies; and communicating research findings in the form of an essay
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Coordinator||Doctor Naomi Milthorpe|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- Demonstrate knowledge of Anglo-American literary modernism, through a. Interpreting complex literary and screen texts b. Researching modernism’s social, cultural, political, historical, and/or geographical contexts
- Construct arguments about Anglo-American literary modernism supported by a. Evidence from primary texts b. Engagement with secondary critical resources
- Communicate coherently through a. Critical written and/or oral form as appropriate b. Participation in and critical reflection upon learning
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Prerequisites25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
On Campus: Weekly lecture (30 min.) and seminar (2 hours)
Off Campus: Weekly lecture (30 min.) & online discussions and activities (2 hours)
|Assessment||Just-in-Time Paper (20%)|Research plan and literature review (20%)|Research essay (40%)|Discussion participation (20%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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