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 workshop per week |
Total Time Commitment: 102
|Prerequisites:||Completion of at least 12.5 points at second year in creative writing.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|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/|
CoordinatorMr Grant Caldwell
This subject will examine the concept of radical fiction in creative writing in order to recognise the ways radical fiction can critique and subvert dominant cultural regimes. Through reading and discussion in these areas, and through drafting and exercises, students will be expected to produce their own radical work.
Students who successfully complete this subject should:
|Assessment:||A 3000 word work or segment of radical fiction (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 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.|
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
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: |
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
Graduate Diploma in Creative Arts
Creative Writing |
Creative Writing Major
Download PDF version.