Contemporary Australian Writing
In this course you will examine recent fictional and factual Australian writing that explores the significance of place to our sense of who we are and of belonging to community. The theme of place in the literary imagination evokes many sub-themes such as perceptions of the Australian landscape; the migrant experience in a new land; the tensions of indigenous/settler relations; among others.
1 x 2,000w essay, due Monday 19 October35% of total mark
2 x 500w reading log entries20% of total mark
Tutorial group presentation10% of total mark
Participation in class discussion and activities10% of total mark