LOND 906 - Modern Literature in Place: Modern Irish Literature
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 4 Hours
Attribute: 4 HU
This course includes fiction, poetry and drama by such authors as W. B. Yeats, J. M. Synge, James Joyce, Sean O’Casey, Elizabeth Bowen, Samuel Beckett and Seamus Heaney. It introduces the student to the turbulent history of modern Ireland, considering how writers foster, invent, reinvent and critique ideas of Irish national, cultural and religious identity. It will also look at how the authors engage with the wider modern human experience. We will see Irish plays and hear Irish music in London, and take a field trip to the Republic of Ireland.
Instructor: D. Vinter
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