Faculty of Arts


COMPLIT 210

World Literatures 2: Machines and Modernities


Description

Course Overview

Examines changing cultures and different conceptions of modernity from the Industrial Revolution to the contemporary global era as reflected in a variety of texts, films and media. Analyses and compares texts from different genres, languages, and cultural traditions. Some of the topics to be studied include avant-garde movements, surrealist poetry and cinema, feminism, postcolonial narratives of European/indigenous contacts, post-Industrialism, new media, among others. Texts are all in English, with attention to the original languages.

 

Assessment

Coursework only

Availability 2021

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Professor Jose Colmeiro

Reading/Texts

Readings available via Canvas.

Points

COMPLIT 210: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

60 points passed


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