University of Technology Sydney

57145 Reviewing Arts and Culture

There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 57061 Issues in Documentary

Graduate subject - Writing - 400 level


This subject provides theoretical and practical understanding of writing in the key genres of the professional freelance world: literary journalism, essay writing, reviewing (particularly book reviewing) and cultural criticism. Students are introduced to examples of critical writing in magazines and journals as well as in the major newspapers, and are encouraged to engage in informed critical reading in relation to contemporary writing. The subject aims to increase understanding of how appropriate critical writing responds to significant literary and other cultural issues, and how it may usefully contribute to debate over these issues within institutional, publishing and media contexts.

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Autumn session, City campus

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