Category: Literature in Time and Space ENGL111

Greetings and farewell from A/Prof Michael Griffith (Literature: Strathfield)

I am retiring after 45 years at ACU. While it certainly sounds a long time, I remember vividly my first days on Castle Hill Campus in 1977 and then the flow of new literature students, through Castle Hill, then Mount Saint Mary and occasionally MacKillop. Every year a wonderful crop of new faces, new enthusiasms!…

Literature through Time and Space- Second Blog Trawl…

How students are coping with lockdown- this was a very popular topic and has produced some amazing creative work. Read on! You will also find below some wonderful poems and prose extracts inspired by the likes of Thomas Gray, Samuel Johnson, Aemelia Lanyer and others… Overall a wonderful creative response to the literature we have…

Blog Topics 3 for Literature Through Time and Space

We have been travelling rapidly through both Time and Space. Chose any one of the following topics for your next blog: 1.Try to write a shaped poem like Herbert’s The Altar 2.Chose one of the women represented in the early 17th Century ( Aemilia Lanyer, Mary Wroth, Katherine Philips, Mary Cavendish), look at their biographical…

Best Blogs from 2021 Literature through Time and Space Group- First Run

Here is a cross section of some of the wonderfully creative responses to the literature we have been studying from the earliest Anglo-Saxon period (starting with Beowulf) through to the early 17th Century – so far! We are heading on through the Restoration and the 18th Century, into the 19th and on to our own…

Second Blog Topics for Literature Across Time and Space- Due Friday 3rd September

Lyre Bird ferreting for food in our back garden….. List of Topics for your second blog: Remember where possible to add illustrations to your blog and also make sure that you have enabled comments so that you can get some peer reviews. Write a first person account of what it is like studying Literature Across…