E s344L • Australian Literature and Film
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Australian literature draws upon three significant traditionsBritish, European, and Americanin 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.
Midterm: 40%, Final: 40%, One short paper: 15%, In-class participation/attendance: 5%
Robyn Davidson, Tracks, Frank Moorehouse, Readings from The Americans, Baby, Michael Wilding, Mini-Anthology, Kate Jennings, Snake, Xeroxed anthology of related stories and readings. Films: Walkabout, Breaker Morant, and selected others.