- Code ENGL2080
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject English
- Areas of interest English
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Russell Smith
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2015
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This course examines in detail some of the key authors and texts of the movement known as Modernism. While the emphasis is on British, Irish and American modernist writers, the course will also examine the broader context of European modernism and modernism in other art-forms such as visual arts, music, cinema, architecture and design. Writers to be studied may include Conrad, Woolf, Eliot, Joyce, Kafka, Jean Rhys and Samuel Beckett.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of some of the major authors and texts of the Modernist period as well key debates in Modernist studies.
- Critically analyse modernist texts.
- Understand the broad cultural and historical context behind the various literary and artistic movements known as Modernism.
1,500-word essay 40% [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]
2,000-word essay 50% [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]
500-word class presentation 10% [Learning Outcome 2]
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1 x 1.5-hour lecture and 1 x 1-hour tutorial, plus 7.5 hours of associated study time per week.
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|20 Jul 2015
|07 Aug 2015
|31 Aug 2015
|30 Oct 2015