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ENG 363 - Modernism Credits: 3


This course will focus on the literature of the Modernist era, roughly defined as occurring between the turn of the 20th century and World War II, as an international development that occurred in multiple national sites throughout Europe, North America and elsewhere. Students will pay particular attention to how Modernism?s literary and cultural experiments intended to shock and disrupt normal aesthetic sensibilities at the same time as they challenged the philosophical and political conventions of their day. Students will learn to recognize the key characteristics of modernist style, read major texts from the period, engage with various critical and theoretical assessments of modernism, and develop a substantive research project on some aspect of modernism. Specific topic varies by instructor. This course satisfies the requirement for a course in History & Movements.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 130  



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