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 2.5-hour workshop per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
Total expected time commitment is 170 hours across the semester, including class time.
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106-364 Poetry and Poetics
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CoordinatorDr Amanda Johnson
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 draft folio of a suite of poems (100 lines) demonstrating a conceptual and/or formal approach (due mid-semester) 10%, a final poetry folio (240 lines) with a demonstrably coherent conceptual theme and resolved formal framework (due at end of semester) 70% ;poetics blueprint (1000 words) contextualising and historicising the final folio 10% (due at end of semester), a 30-minute class presentation, scheduled during the semester, and participation in workshops/tutorials 10%.
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance (10 out of 12 classes) 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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