Prerequisites: Junior standing and completion of the Aesthetic Appreciation/Literature requirement; or ENGL 210, ENGL 222 or ENGL 223; or permission of the instructor. (First semester—odd years/3 credits)
A study of modern English literature and of the social and intellectual contexts that shaped that literature. The class will focus on works that reflect and continue to affect Western culture and its sense of the modern. Texts will include selections from poetry, fiction and nonfiction by authors such as James Joyce, T. S. Eliot, W. H. Auden and Virginia Woolf.