EL2016 - Modern Literature
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Arts, Society & Education
Exploration of a range of modernist fiction, poetry and drama from the first half
of the 20th century; and of the aesthetic, intellectual, historical and social contexts
in which these texts were written.
- to achieve an understanding of the philosophical, industrial and social movements
that influenced Modernism and the concept of an avant-garde;
- to attain a detailed knowledge of the set texts and familiarity with their critical
- to broaden and intensify the literary-critical skills and understanding attained by
students at earlier levels, particularly where essay-writing and extra-literary issues
- to develop a sound understanding of the Modernist movement in literature and its relationship
to developments in the other arts, especially painting.
- end of semester exam (40%)
- tutorial attendance and participation (20%)
- essays (40%).
|To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points
(four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
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