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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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ENGFA2B British Literature III: 1900 to the present 4 ECTS

Learning outcomes

To introduce students to the concept of “Modernism”, and the central literary texts, themes and genres of the period. To further improve academic, theory-based ways of reading.


An overview of British and Irish literature from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present in its historical, cultural and social contexts, with special emphasis on Modernism and Postmodernism, through the reading of a selection of representative texts.
Classes include lectures and follow-up tutorials, with small-group work based on the study materials.

Teaching language


Modes of study


Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
On the basis of the essay or exam.

Study materials

Greenblatt, S. (ed.). 2006. The Norton Anthology of English Literature. 8th edition.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Intermediate Studies (English Philology)
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
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School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies