English, Drama & Film - Modern American Literature

University College Dublin


Course Name English, Drama & Film - Modern American Literature
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code ENG20430
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
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Course Fee Fees 2019-20

Audit €350 per module (interest only).
Credit €500 per module (including assessment).

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Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Exclusions:
American Modernism ENG 30230

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
ENG30230 - American Modernism, ENG31280 - American Literature (EVENING)
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Course Content

Expand+Spring 2020: Semester 2

ENG20430 Modern American Literature
Academic Year 2019/2020

'Make it new' was Ezra Pound's view of the fundamental role of the Modernist writer, yet it is an indication of the complexity of American Modernism that the w...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Indicative Module Content:
The key focus of the course is the diversity and complexity of American Modernism. Consequently the course examines a range of male and female writers across varied ethnic and regional perspectives, and engages with innov...

Number of Credits 5
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