University of Technology Sydney

54070 Fictional Forms

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Anti-requisite(s): 58121 Fictional Forms


Students are introduced to creative practice in both mainstream and emergent forms of narrative as they investigate what constitutes fiction and its forms. The subject introduces a range of recent and modern fictional texts as technical examples and thematic models. Critical debate within the class explores the limits and the possibilities of the contemporary text together with the functional operation of key terms such as author and narrator, performance and reception, and subjectivity and meaning, as well as structure, voice and characterisation. Students produce and collectively workshop their own writing in fiction from the start of session, and are able to write their final creative writing assessment task choosing from a range of fictional forms.

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