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

Spring 2010

E 344L • Australian Literature and Film-W

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
34855 TTh
3:30 PM-5:00 PM
PAR 204
GRAHAM

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%

Texts

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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