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EN 7311 - Comparative Literature: Modernism & Postmodernism: Literary Research

Resources for this graduate course in comparative literature.

EN 7311 Course Description

EN 7311 - Comparative Literature: Modern & PostmodernBy examining and analyzing modern and postmodern literature in the 20th and 21st centuries, this course develops a thorough perspective of contemporary literature from modernity to recent days. It also sharpens analytical skills through the study of critical theories that define the Postmodern. Works range from Kafka and T.S. Eliot to Jorge Luis Borges, Julio Cortazar, Marguerite Duras, Margaret Atwood, and Thomas Pynchon. 

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