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2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EN 363 Seminar: Modernism and Postmodernism

This is a critical reading of selected texts, both artistic and rhetorical, to explore the differences between modern and postmodern styles, methods and attitudes in the 20th century. It includes such modernist works as Joyce’s Ulysses (selections), Eliot’s The Wasteland, poems by Yeats and Stevens, and Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, as well as essays by Wimsatt and Jung; postmodern works by such poets as W. C. Williams, R. Lowell, Plath, Levertov and Rich; film directors Fellini, Resnais, W. Allen and essays by Altieri, Fish and Barthes.

Prerequisite: Junior standing or above.