Faculty of Arts


COMPLIT 210

World Literatures 2: Machines and Modernities


Please note: this is archived course information from 2021 for COMPLIT 210.

Description

Course Overview

Examines changing cultures and different conceptions of modernity from the Industrial Revolution to the contemporary global era as reflected in a variety of texts, films and media. Analyses and compares texts from different genres, languages, and cultural traditions. Some of the topics to be studied include avant-garde movements, surrealist poetry and cinema, feminism, postcolonial narratives of European/indigenous contacts, post-Industrialism, new media, among others. Texts are all in English, with attention to the original languages.

 

Assessment

Coursework only

Availability 2021

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Professor Jose Colmeiro

Reading/Texts

Readings available via Canvas.

Points

COMPLIT 210: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

60 points passed


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