English 126

British Literature: 1900-1945

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Fall 2015 Gang, Joshua
MWF 1-2 166 Barrows

Book List

See below.

Other Readings and Media

Readings will likely include: Conrad: Heart of Darkness; Joyce: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man; Lewis: BLAST; West: Return of the Solidier; Woolf: Mrs. Dalloway; Spark: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie; Greene: The Third Man; Brecht: Threepenny Opera; and poetry by Loy, Hardy, Yeats, Eliot, Auden, Smith, and WWI combatants.


How did the form, content, circulation, and ambitions of British literature change over the first half of the twentieth century? How did writers contend with historical upheavals such as World War I, suffrage, and the wane of empire? With the advent of electronic media? These are some of the questions this course will try to answer.

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