Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2.5-hour workshop per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
Total expected time commitment is 102-hours across the semester, including class time.
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106-364 Poetry and Poetics
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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 Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Dr Amanda Johnson
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 focus on extending poetic technique and developing and articulating a personal poetic.
On completion of the subject students should have:
Written work equivalent to 4000 words consisting of a 30 minute class presentation, scheduled during the semester, and participation in workshops/tutorials 10%, a draft folio (100 lines) due mid-semester 10%, a final poetry folio (240 lines) due at the end of the semester 70% and Poetics Blueprint of 1000 words 10% due at the end of the semester. This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance and regular participation in tutorials. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
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A subject reader will be available.
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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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Students who successfully complete this subject will:
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) |
Creative Writing |
Creative Writing Major
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