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CLS2530 - Modernism in European Literature

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Millicent Vladiv-Glover


Not offered in 2007


A study of the modernist movement as a supra-national European cultural paradigm. The texts will cover the literatures of both Eastern and Western Europe, and will be studied in English translation, though they may be read in their original languages. The poetics of the various modernist 'schools,' such as symbolism, futurism, expressionism and surrealism, will be studied with reference to and issues of modernity.


Essay (3000 words): 45%
Class paper (1500 words): 25%
Test (1 hour): 30%

Contact hours

2.5 hours (1 x 1.5 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week


SLA2530, SLA3530