Feb 07, 2023  
2022-23 University Catalog 
2022-23 University Catalog

CRWT 214 Modernism

3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

In what ways can art propel innovation? What does it mean to “make it new”? How do we balance abstraction and realism, materials and ideas? Modernist literature initiated formal and stylistic experiments that resonate in contemporary literature, art, and culture. Students will investigate Modernism’s technical devices and ideological concerns, as well as artists’ and writers’ influence on one another. The course considers fiction and poetry by writers such as Virginia Woolf, Jean Toomer, and James Joyce.

Prerequisites WRIT*102 or WRIT*102H

This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a discipline history elective, critical studies elective, or general elective requirement.