University of Wales - Swansea

University of Wales Swansea

Modernism(s), MA


Swansea University

Swansea, Wales

United Kingdom

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Format: Campus

Program Description:

This is a new interdisciplinary MA scheme, due to start in September 2005, co-ordinated by the English and French Departments. It will be taught by Modernism specialists across the School of Arts and the School of Humanities (English, European Languages, American Studies, Media Studies, History). The scheme consists of: Four modules from contributing departments (2 compulsory Modernism(s) modules and 1 or 2 optional Modernism(s) modules; if 1 optional module is taken, students may take their fourth module from any Masters schemes running in any of the participating departments); Two taught and supervised Research Skills Training modules and a dissertation on a Modernist subject or theme Compulsory Modules: • Study and Research Skills in the Humanities • Research Practice (in Modernism(s)) • The foundations and theorization of Modernism and EITHER • Modernist poetry and the visual arts OR • Canonical Modernism Optional Modules: • Modernist poetry and the visual arts • Modernism and film • Austrian Modernist fiction • Drama and politics in German Expressionism • Futurism, Dada and Surrealism • Spanish Modernist Theatre • D H Lawrence and Psychoanalysis • Studies in the Literature of Hysteria • Exile Writing: Pound, Bunting, Russell • Henry James’ Later Fiction


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