LIT201 The Literature of the North: Australia and SE Asia

The contemporary literature of Northern Australia is represented by a particular group of imaginative poets, Indigenous writers and non-fiction award winning writers. eg Xavier Herbert's Capricornia (1938) and Mary Durack's Kings in Grass Castles (1959). This unit introduces students to the distinctive literature of Northern Australia alongside the literature of Singaporean, Indonesian and Chinese authors. Students will critique the genres of prose, poetry, theatre and short stories across the borders of this region.

Unit Description

Semester 1 | 2017

Prescribed Text - EVERY SECRET THING
Prescribed Text - JOURNEYS TO THE INTERIOR
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