10 cp Prerequisites 10 cp from 100-level unit in Literature Teaching Organisation: This unit will include lectures, tutorials and web-enhanced learning. 12-week semester or equivalent in intensive block mode.
This unit explores the relationship between literature, the arts and religion defined in its broadest sense as the quest for the sacred. The unit takes as its focus literature and the arts in Australia and begins with an overview of key topics that have attracted the Australian religious imagination. The unit is directed toward the question of whether and in what ways literature and art can provide spiritual renewal.