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Martin Kevorkian, Chair CAL 226, Mailcode B5000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4991

Spring 2009

E 344L • Australian Literature and Film

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
34395 TTh
3:30 PM-5:00 PM
PAR 204

Course Description

Australian literature draws upon three significant traditions--British, European, and American--in its forging of a vital and interesting national literature with its own unique features. We will read significant fiction produced in Australia in the 20th century as well as view important films. Overall, a discovery of a continent, a nation, and a literary and film tradition.

Grading Policy

Sixteen pages of prose on written texts and films 90%
Short reading quizzes 10%


Robyn Davidson, Tracks
Frank Moorehouse, The Americans, Baby
Michael Wilding, Mini-Anthology
Small Xeroxed anthology of related stories and readings

Films: Walkabout and selected others


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