Early Modernism 1870-1914
Challenges involved in considering 1870-1914 a literary period. Historicizing the concepts of idealism, realism and modernism, whit special attention to the relationship between literature and painting. British literature in a comparative, European frame. Authors studied will vary from year to year, and may include Eliot, Ibsen, Wilde, Strindberg, Shaw, Hardy, Loti, Gide, Zola, Fontane, Rilke, Forster, Colette, Alain- Fournier, Proust, Woolf. 3 units.