Literary Studies: Popular Fiction (9990.1)
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|Discipline Of Creative And Cultural Practice||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|| Band 1 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 1 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate in written and oral forms their understanding of the common stylistic and narrative tropes associated with some popular genres of literature such as crime and speculative fiction as well as the production and marketing of these genres; and
2. Demonstrate in oral and written form the application of knowledge and critical skills in relation to one or more genres of popular fiction.
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All readings will be provided on Canvas.
Submission of assessment items
Use of text matching software
All assessment items must be attempted in order to pass the unit.
An important aspect of this unit is developing the professional community skills that are found in the literary field. Therefore, attending and participating in tutorials is important to your development in literary studies field.
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums