Poetry and Poetics
Subject CWRI30006 (2010)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2.5 A 2.5-hour seminar/workshop per week |
Total Time Commitment: 120
|Prerequisites:||Completion of at least 12.5 points at second year in creative writing.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||760-330 Poetry, Poetics and Poetic Form|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the 3Disability Liaison Unit website: 4http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
Students in this subject will inquire into a wide range of traditional and contemporary stylistic practices in poetry and poetics. Students will analyse and present discussions on a variety of poetic texts and recent works on poetics, before applying central poetic styles in their own writing. The subject will also involve intensive workshopping of students' own poetry with a specific focus on extending poetic technique and developing and articulating a personal poetic.
|Objectives:||Students who complete this subject will be able to: |
|Assessment:||Poetry equivalent to 3000 words 80% (half due mid-semester, remainder due end of semester), personal poetics paper 1000 words 10% (due end of semester) and a 30-minute class presentation (as scheduled during the semester) and participation in workshops/exercises 10%. A hurdle requirement of attendance at 80% of seminars/workshops is required in order to submit assessment for this subject and be eligible for a passing grade.|
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A subject reader will be available from the University Bookshop.
|Breadth Options:|| |
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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students who successfully complete this subject will: |
|Notes:||Students who have completed 760-330 are not eligible to enrol in this subject. This subject is available to Bachelor of Arts (Continuing) and Bachelor of Creative Arts students and may be credited towards a major in Creative Writing in either course.|
Bachelor of Arts(Media and Communications) |
Bachelor of Creative Arts
Bachelor of Creative Arts and Bachelor of Music
Diploma in Creative Arts
Graduate Diploma in Creative Arts
Creative Writing |
Creative Writing Major
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