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Literary Studies: The Novel (8144.4)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 1 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 1 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Creative and Cultural Practice



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    • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165051) - View
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    This unit is a general introduction to the study of the novel as a dominant literary form and to theoretical approaches to the novel. Through a close reading of a diverse and challenging range of literary texts, students identify the conventions that characterize the novelistic genre, situating them in their specific literary contexts and their broader historical, social, and political dimensions. This unit is co-taught with unit 8753 Literary Studies: The Novel G
    This unit is co-taught with unit 8753 Literary Studies: The Novel G.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of the unit students will:

    1. Demonstrate in written and oral forms ability to critically and creatively analyse the formal, historical and aesthetic qualities of the studied novels; and

    2. Demonstrate orally and in writing a creative and critical understanding of theories of the novel.

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    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week.





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