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European Literature of the Fin de Siècle
COL 249
Fall 2007 not offered

This seminar will explore the panorama of British and Continental fiction, poetry, and drama from about 1880 to 1905, a period of enormous innovation in literary form and expression. We will study the major schools and movements of the fin de siècle - symbolism, naturalism, aestheticism, decadence - while emphasizing how the major writers of the period transformed 19th-century conventions into a new modernist vocabulary. We will also consider the literature of these years alongside contemporaneous experimentation in the visual arts.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA COL
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

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