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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Millicent Vladiv-Glover


Previously coded CLS2530


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%

Chief examiner(s)

Millicent Vladiv-Glover

Contact hours

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

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

European and European Union studies
Comparative literature and cultural studies


SLA2530, SLA3530, ATS3421