English 126

British Literature, 1900-1945

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2009 Banfield, Ann
Banfield, Ann
TTh 5-6:30 110 Barrows

Other Readings and Media

Beckett, Samuel, Murphy; Conrad, Joseph, Under Western Eyes; Eliot, T. S., The Wasteland and Other Poems; Eliot, T. S., Four Quartets (available on-line); Lawrence, D. H., The Blind Man (available on-line) ; Joyce, James, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man; Joyce, James, Ulysses [selections]; Yeats, William Butler, The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats; Woolf, Virginia, Jacob’s Room; Woolf, Virginia, Mrs. Dalloway.


The course will look at British and Irish literature written in the first half of the twentieth century, concentrating on the relation between modernity and modernism. We will read some short essays, stories and poems in addition to those on the reading list.

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