Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

British Literature 1920-1939
0.5 Credit

A study of poetry, fiction, drama and essays published in the twenties and thirties, including significant departures in literary form in works by authors such as Joyce, Eliot, Woolf, Sitwell, Yeats, Huxley, Orwell and Auden. The course will focus on modernism as well as other major tendencies in the social, intellectual and political life of these decades. Some attention will be given to the development of modern criticism and to the relation between literature and the other arts.

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