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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2.5-hour workshop per week. |
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Usually 12.5 points of first year creative writing.
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CoordinatorMr Grant Caldwell
This subject will examine radical practice in creative writing, using techniques such as fragmentation, pastiche, cut-up, sampling, parody etcetera, in order to recognise the ways radical narrative can critique and subvert dominant cultural regimes. Through the reading and discussion in these ares, and through drafting and exercises, students will be expected to produce their own radical work.
|Objectives:||Students who successfully complete this subject should... |
|Assessment:||A 3000 word radical narrative (plus a 250 word introduction discussing the conception and development of the work: this is mandatory but not marked as part of the assessment). Due at the end of the semester. 70% ; An essay of 1000 words examining at least one article and one piece of writing from the reader. 20%; Participation in seminars, including at least one opening presentation for discussion. 10%. Note: Assessment submitted late without an approved formal extension will be penalised at 2% per day. Students who fail to submit up to 2-weeks after the final due date without a formal extension and special consideration will receive a fail grade for the piece of assessment.|
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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This subject is available to Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Creative Arts students and may be credited towards a major in Creative Writing in either course.
Bachelor of Creative Arts |
Diploma in Creative Arts
Creative Writing |
Creative Writing Major
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