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Contemporary Fiction (6 points)


Leader: Mike Griffiths

Gippsland Second semester 2004 (OCL)
Malaysia Second semester 2004 (Day)
Singapore Second semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: The unit requires students to study a number of examples of recent fiction, drawn from a range of traditions (West Indian, US, British, for example) and exemplifying different kinds of formal developments. Issues include social, feminist and historical concerns in the texts studied.

Assessment: Essay (2000 words): 40% + Examination (2.5 hours): 60%

Contact Hours: 2 hours per week (1-hour lecture, 1-hour tutorial)

Prerequisites: COM1010 or GSC1402 and COM1020 or GSC1901 or equivalents

Prohibitions: GSC2405, GSC3405, WRT3405

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