Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1-hour lecture and a 1.5-hour tutorial in weeks 1 - 6 and a 2.5-hour workshop in weeks 7 - 12. |
Total Time Commitment:
Total expected time commitment is 170-hours across the semester, including class time.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
106-105/CWRI10001 Creative Writing: Ideas and Practice
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
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CoordinatorProf Kevin Brophy
Prof Kevin Brophy
This subject is an introduction to a range of poetic forms. Students will read poetry from various periods and cultures, with an emphasis on 20th century and contemporary poetry.
On completion of the subject students should have:
The ability to interact effectively with peers in a semi-structured group to achieve a shared goal.
10 poems or 100-120 lines of poetry responding to at least 3 distinct forms or styles introduced in the subject 65% (due at end of semester), an 800 word review of one book of poetry 15% (due at end of semester). Attendance at a poetry reading and a 500 word report on the reading 10% (due at end of semester). Regular attendance and effective participation through a verbal presentation of a book review and submission of work in progress for workshopping 10% (during 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 penalized 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 be able to:
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. Students who have completed 760-205 Poetry are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Bachelor of Arts(Media and Communications) |
Creative Writing |
Creative Writing Major
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Creative Writing |
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