Module Identifier WR30220  
Academic Year 2004/2005  
Co-ordinator Dr Tiffany S Atkinson  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Other staff Mrs Carol M Marshall, Mr Noyes K Grovier  
Pre-Requisite WR30120 , EN20120  
Course delivery Seminars / Tutorials   10 x 2 hour seminar/workshops  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment 2 x 2500 word critical/theoretical-creative pieces100%

Learning outcomes

At the end of the module students will typically be able to:

1. demonstrate a knowlege and understanding of a range of theories and writing;

2. demonstrate an ability to explore a range of writing practices from a variety of theoretical perspectives;

3. demonstrate an ability to produce their own writing and to reflect critically upon it;

4. demonstrate an ability to express themselves clearly in writing and in speech.


This module aims to develop students' knowledge and understanding of a range of theories of writing and to enable them to explore a range of writing practices from a variety of theoretical perspectives. It also aims to develop students' ability to produce and present their own writing and their reflections on writing. By developing a self-reflexive writing practice, this module will prepare students for the Writing Project in the final semester.


Reading Lists

** Consult For Futher Information
Paul Hoover (ed) (1994) Postmodern American Poetry Norton
Maxine Hong Kingston (1989) Tripmaster Monkey Picador
Tristan Tzara (1977) Seven Dada Manifestoes and Lampisteries John Calder
Bruce Andrews and Charles Bernstein (eds) (1984) The L-A-N-G-U-A-G-E BOOK Southern Illinois University Press
Lilian Furst (ed) (1992) Realism Longman
Lilian Furst (1995) All that is True: The Claims and Strategies of Realist Fiction Duke University Press
Andre Breton (1987) What is Surrealism? Pluto Press
Patricia Waugh (1997) Revolutions of the Word: Intellectual Contexts for the Study of Modern Literature Arnold

Lisa Lowe, 'Heterogeneity, Hybridity, Multiplicity: Marking Asian American Difference' (1991) Diaspora 1, pp 24-44


This module is at CQFW Level 6