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CWR2002 Writing About Place

Short Description: Writing About Place
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 100705 - Written Communication
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 27 October 2020

Requisites

Pre-requisite: CWR1001

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and to UConnect for this course.

Synopsis

Effective and engaging narrative writing depends (among other things) on a clear and effective expression of place -- whether that place is real or imagined. In this course, you will explore a range of genres and forms through the lens of place, focusing on how professional writers evoke a sense of place. You will explore a range of sub-themes, including Writing About Here: an exploration of writing about places that are familiar and real; Writing About There: an exploration of writing about places that are unfamiliar and real, and; Writing About Elsewhere: an exploration of writing about places that are unfamiliar and unreal. You will be guided through the process of creating a range of works, in various forms and genres, including nature writing, travel writing, and works of speculative or imaginative fiction.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2020 Online
Date printed 27 October 2020