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ENGL 328. British Literature: Modern and Contemporary

Credits: 4
Department: English
Description: Literary works, historical and cultural contexts, and criticism of novelists, poets, essayists, and playwrights of twentieth century Great Britain, such as Joyce, Woolf, Yeats, Eliot, Lessing, and Stoppard.
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify and analyze different genres of canonical and non-canonical 20th-21st century British literary texts.
2. Use literary terms appropriately when discussing and writing about modern and contemporary British literature.
3. Identify and evaluate the connections between modern British literature and historical events such as the great wars, women's liberation movements, decolonization, etc.
4. Formulate arguments about modern and contemporary British literature using close reading and theoretical approaches such as feminist criticism, postcolonial criticism and cultural studies.

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