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776

ENGLISH 121G

: Reading/Writing/Text
2021 Semester One (1213)
Develops University-wide skills of reading, writing and analysis. Addresses the needs of students in both English and other disciplines where both writing and reading have an important role in learning. The course fosters personal writing skills and also introduces writing as a subject of study in itself.
Subject: English
No pre-requisites or restrictions
777

ENGLISH 121G

: Reading/Writing/Text
2021 Summer School (1210)
Develops University-wide skills of reading, writing and analysis. Addresses the needs of students in both English and other disciplines where both writing and reading have an important role in learning. The course fosters personal writing skills and also introduces writing as a subject of study in itself.
Subject: English
No pre-requisites or restrictions
778

ENGLISH 121G

: Reading/Writing/Text
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Develops University-wide skills of reading, writing and analysis. Addresses the needs of students in both English and other disciplines where both writing and reading have an important role in learning. The course fosters personal writing skills and also introduces writing as a subject of study in itself.
Subject: English
No pre-requisites or restrictions
779

ENGLISH 121G

: Reading/Writing/Text
2020 Semester One (1203)
Develops University-wide skills of reading, writing and analysis. Addresses the needs of students in both English and other disciplines where both writing and reading have an important role in learning. The course fosters personal writing skills and also introduces writing as a subject of study in itself.
Subject: English
No pre-requisites or restrictions
780

ENGLISH 121G

: Reading/Writing/Text
2020 Summer School (1200)
Develops University-wide skills of reading, writing and analysis. Addresses the needs of students in both English and other disciplines where both writing and reading have an important role in learning. The course fosters personal writing skills and also introduces writing as a subject of study in itself.
Subject: English
No pre-requisites or restrictions
781

ENGLISH 204

: Pacific Literature in English
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An introduction to contemporary Pacific Literature exploring texts from canonical Pacific writers to spoken word performance poets. Texts will be examined in light of recent theories in Indigenous Writing Studies, with a focus on crossings of cultural and creative borders, diaspora and identity.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in English, or 15 points at Stage I in English and PACIFIC 100
782

ENGLISH 204

: Pacific Literature in English
2020 Semester Two (1205)
An introduction to contemporary Pacific Literature exploring texts from canonical Pacific writers to spoken word performance poets. Texts will be examined in light of recent theories in Indigenous Writing Studies, with a focus on crossings of cultural and creative borders, diaspora and identity.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in English, or 15 points at Stage I in English and PACIFIC 100
783

ENGLISH 207

: Creating Stories
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Explores narrative theory and analysis through major stories from the literature and art of the last six centuries, from Shakespeare’s sources to now; from at least four continents; and including short story, drama, 'classic' and modern novels, verse, children’s picture story, narrative painting, comics, film and music video. Investigates universal, human, local, individual, work and intra-work levels of analysis.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 60 points passed
Restriction: ENGLISH 111
784

ENGLISH 213

: Age of Shakespeare: Tragedy
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An introduction to the golden age of English theatre, involving detailed study of a selection of tragedies by Shakespeare and his contemporaries. The theatrical emphasis of the course is intended to help students respond to the plays as theatrical artefacts and not merely as literary texts.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in English or Drama, or approval of Academic Head or nominee
Restriction: ENGLISH 353
785

ENGLISH 214

: Early Texts: Modern Inventions
2024 Semester One (1243)
A study of key works and contexts of selected medieval and early modern writers, including Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, and Behn. Offers a compact history of literary engagements with important social issues that arose in a period notable for revolution and reform; also develops knowledge of literary forms and trends that are historically important, but, in this period, relatively new.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 15 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 210, 330
786

ENGLISH 214

: Early Texts: Modern Inventions
2023 Semester One (1233)
A study of key works and contexts of selected medieval and early modern writers, including Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, and Behn. Offers a compact history of literary engagements with important social issues that arose in a period notable for revolution and reform; also develops knowledge of literary forms and trends that are historically important, but, in this period, relatively new.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 15 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 210, 330
787

ENGLISH 214

: Early Texts: Modern Inventions
2022 Semester One (1223)
A study of key works and contexts of selected medieval and early modern writers, including Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, and Behn. Offers a compact history of literary engagements with important social issues that arose in a period notable for revolution and reform; also develops knowledge of literary forms and trends that are historically important, but, in this period, relatively new.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 15 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 210, 330
788

ENGLISH 214

: Early Texts: Modern Inventions
2021 Semester Two (1215)
A study of key works and contexts of selected medieval and early modern writers, including Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, and Behn. Offers a compact history of literary engagements with important social issues that arose in a period notable for revolution and reform; also develops knowledge of literary forms and trends that are historically important, but, in this period, relatively new.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 15 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 210
789

ENGLISH 214

: Early Texts: Modern Inventions
2020 Semester Two (1205)
A study of key works and contexts of selected medieval and early modern writers, including Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, and Behn. Offers a compact history of literary engagements with important social issues that arose in a period notable for revolution and reform; also develops knowledge of literary forms and trends that are historically important, but, in this period, relatively new.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 15 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 210
790

ENGLISH 216

: Modernist Transformations
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Taking transformation as its theme, the course focuses on a selection of influential Modernist works that map out some of the possibilities for the avant-garde in the early twentieth century. Students will expand their knowledge of modernism as a multimedia, multicultural phenomenon and exert their imaginations and research skills as they consider its relevance to contemporary cultural production.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 206, 222, 322
791

ENGLISH 216

: Modernist Transformations
2022 Semester One (1223)
Taking transformation as its theme, the course focuses on a selection of influential Modernist works that map out some of the possibilities for the avant-garde in the early 20th century. Students will expand their knowledge of modernism as a multimedia, multicultural phenomenon and exert their imaginations and research skills as they consider its relevance to contemporary cultural production.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 206, 222, 322
792

ENGLISH 216

: Modernist Transformations
2021 Semester One (1213)
Modernist writers wanted to ‘Make it new, make it strange, make it dance’. This course focuses on Modernist texts from the first half of the twentieth century, tracing in the literature, art and other cultural productions of that period the development of ideas and techniques still relevant to how we write, think and ‘make it new’ today.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 206, 222
793

ENGLISH 217

: Postcolonial Memory: Ireland
2021 Semester One (1213)
Explores globally significant issues of cultural memory, identity and postcolonial inheritance through the lens of Irish literature and cultural experience. Debates about memory and postcoloniality guide our navigation of twentieth and twenty-first century Irish novels, plays, poetry and short stories. Conversely, our literary navigations interrogate postcolonial representations of identity across changing cultural contexts.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 266, 316, 361
794

ENGLISH 217

: Postcolonial Memory: Ireland
2020 Semester One (1203)
Explores globally significant issues of cultural memory, identity and postcolonial inheritance through the lens of Irish literature and cultural experience. Debates about memory and postcoloniality guide our navigation of twentieth and twenty-first century Irish novels, plays, poetry and short stories. Conversely, our literary navigations interrogate postcolonial representations of identity across changing cultural contexts.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 266, 316, 361
795

ENGLISH 219

: Nineteenth Century Literature
2024 Semester One (1243)
Considers a range of literature from the nineteenth century – poetry, fiction and drama – as regards its treatment of growing up in the period. Issues covered include the recognition of childhood as a special state, the establishment of an individual's gender and sexual identity and the opportunities and constraints afforded by the changing social hierarchy and religious belief systems.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 104, 360
796

ENGLISH 219

: Nineteenth Century Literature
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Considers a range of literature from the nineteenth century – poetry, fiction and drama – as regards its treatment of growing up in the period. Issues covered include the recognition of childhood as a special state, the establishment of an individual's gender and sexual identity and the opportunities and constraints afforded by the changing social hierarchy and religious belief systems.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 104
797

ENGLISH 219

: Nineteenth Century Literature
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Considers a range of literature from the nineteenth century – poetry, fiction and drama – as regards its treatment of growing up in the period. Issues covered include the recognition of childhood as a special state, the establishment of an individual's gender and sexual identity and the opportunities and constraints afforded by the changing social hierarchy and religious belief systems.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 104
798

ENGLISH 221

: New Zealand Literature
2024 Semester One (1243)
Offers an historical survey of major writers and key issues in New Zealand literature. Students will not only read some of the best writing our country has to offer but will develop, through the literature studied, a richly detailed overview of New Zealand experience from the period of first contact until now.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 355
799

ENGLISH 221

: New Zealand Literature
2023 Semester One (1233)
Offers an historical survey of major writers and key issues in New Zealand literature. Students will not only read some of the best writing our country has to offer but will develop, through the literature studied, a richly detailed overview of New Zealand experience from the period of first contact until now.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 355
800

ENGLISH 221

: New Zealand Literature
2022 Semester One (1223)
Offers an historical survey of major writers and key issues in New Zealand literature. Students will not only read some of the best writing our country has to offer but will develop, through the literature studied, a richly detailed overview of New Zealand experience from the period of first contact until now.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 355