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EUROPEAN LITERATURE: 1914-PRESENT
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - Utrecht University - 'Utrecht Univ.'
UC Course SubjectHistory
Comparative Literature
Number & Suffix: 120
Full UC Title: EUROPEAN LITERATURE: 1914-PRESENT 
Transcript Title: EUROLIT 1914-PRESNT 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course on European literary history covers the period from 1914 to the present. Students cover the main literary and artistic movements of this turbulent period, including modernism and the avant garde (expressionism, futurism, surrealism, dada), existentialism and absurdism, postmodernism, post colonialism, and current developments. Students read a selection of poetry, prose, and drama, and consider the intersections between literature and other media, including film, comics, visual art, music, etc. In addition to the aesthetic and poetic aspects of the different genres and movements, the course also emphasizes the relationship between literature and society, politics, and history. Each week explores both primary and secondary texts in order to trace the parallel trajectories of literature and literary theory over the period. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: EUROLIT 4: 1914 - NOW (INCLUDING NEW MEDIA) 
Partner University Department: Languages, Literature, and Communication 
Partner University Course Number: LI2V17002