Modernism and Modernity in America 2020/2021 (7.5 credits)

Autumn 2020, 50 %, Campus

Start date: 2 November 2020

End date: 17 January 2021

Application Deadline: 15 April 2020

Enrolment Code: UU-55026 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Uppsala

Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.

Entry Requirements: English C or 90 credits in a language subject or in literary studies.

Fees:

If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12500

About the course:

This course focuses on the development of modernity in America, and explores how modernist and other literatures have reflected, interrogated, and revised its narratives. Through selected readings of both canonical and less-known texts, this course enables you to explore the diversity, contradictions and dynamic energy of American literature from the beginnings of the twentieth century up until World War II, and to situate this literature in relation to tumultuous upheavals in society.

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Contact

Department of English

Engelska parken, Thunbergsvägen 3 L

Box 527, 751 20 Uppsala

Telephone: 018-471 1247 018-471 1245

Fax: 018-471 1229

E-mail: Info@engelska.uu.se

Study Counsellor

E-mail: studievagledare@engelska.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 12 47