michaelgriffith (michaelgriffith) wrote,

Week 6: Art Gallery Visit for Aust Lit Students! Modernisms and the Sacred for 20th C Lit.

Hi all, a friendly reminder to all, that if you wish to come to the "Writing the Sacred" Conference on Sunday 23rd September (free lunch and lots of creative and intellectual stimulation!) then you MUST register by Monday 10th September. Simply click on here and it will take you to the registration page: http://www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/news_events/acu_events/strathfield/writing_the_sacred/

Blog topics for this week. 

If you are in the Aust Lit group then please take any one of the paintings that really struck a chord with you and describe it in as much detail and also say what you think it is trying to represent about the Australian experience. If you want to make a link between this painting and any aspect of Australian literature that would be wonderful. Include an image of the painting if you can {hint: nearly all the paintings in the gallery are also on the gallery web site: http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/

f you are lucky enough to be doing 2othC literature (Modernism and the Sacred) then please try to write a paragraph in the style of Virginia Woolf. Be as creative and as outrage as you wish to be. Take Woolf's suggestions on how to break the linear narrative into your stride. Enjoy the process! Discover what stream of consciousness can actually reach. Remember: phenomena/ noumena


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