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Experimental Writing

Undergraduate | CUR-CWG220 | 2024

Express yourself through unconventional writing styles such as postmodern poetry, spoken word poetry and mixed media. Analyse how new genres fit into the literary landscape. Take part in thought-provoking workshops. Develop a portfolio of poetic work.

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18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Experimental Writing

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. apply language-based and referent-based strategies to draft and develop a portfolio of new poetic texts
    2. identify, analyse and critically discuss post-modern poetry, avant-garde poetics and new and emerging genres within the context of contemporary culture
    3. create a performance text using a combination of speech-based poetry, mixed or multi-media, and/or the participation of the audience
    4. demonstrate skills in constructive criticism of experimental works in progress
    5. explore through creative practice how experimental texts can operate as a form of intervention.

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No entry requirements

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0.125 EFTSL
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