the age of isms: modernist Literature

in Europe and America

Week

1

early modernism: France

Selected poems by Charles Baudelaire

week

2

science vs religion: UK

Extracts from The Island of Dr. Moreau by H. G. Wells   

WEEK

3

the cold abyss of oneself: Czech Republic

Selected parables and short stories by Franz Kafka  

WEEK

4

visualising the future: ITALY

Selected writings by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti 

WEEK

5

a city in words: Ireland

Extracts from Ulysses by James Joyce   

WEEK

6

seeking the essence: Spain

Selected poems by Federico Garcia Lorca   

WEEK

7

writing as witness: Russia

Selected poems by Anna Akhmatova

WEEK

8

the female sentence: UK

Extracts from To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

WEEK

9

surrealism and the city: France

Last Nights of Paris by Philippe Soupault

WEEK

10

extending boundaries: america

Selected poems by E. E. Cummings