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Narrative: Theory and Method - LIT854

Drawing on both theoretical texts and works of fiction, this unit examines the critical application of key aspects of narrative theories to children's fiction. Topics include: types of narration, point of view and focalisation in narrative; beginnings and endings; narrative time; characterisation; theory of genres and modes; metafiction and experimental fiction.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 External - Session 2, External (On-campus sessions: None)

Staff Contact(s): Dr Kirstin Mills

Admission to MChildLit or MCrWrit or GradDipChildLit or GradDipCrWrit or MA in Children's Literature Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): ENGL722
Unit Designation(s):


Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of English

Faculty of Arts

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