British Modernist Literature|
This course is an introduction to the often radical and formally innovative literature produced during the years 1900-1945. We will read major and minor works from this period including novels, poetry, manifestos, and essays to gain an understanding of the prevailing aesthetics, philosophy, political concerns, and cultural preoccupations of the time. Major themes to be discussed include modernity and degeneration, class, primitivism and empire, gender and feminism, and tradition and history.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Selected Fiction by Conrad, Ford, Woolf, Joyce and many others. Selected Poetry by Yeats, H.D., Loy, Eliot, Stein and many others.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Three short essays and a final exam.
|Instructor(s): Bachner,Sally Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: FISK210; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 40||SR major: 6||JR major: 7|| || |
|Seats Available: 3||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 7||JR non-major: 7||SO: 9||FR: 4|
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