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This list relates to the year 2019/2020 which does not start until 01/09/2019
  1. Week 1 2 items
    Introduction to Modernism -- Welcome!
    1. Modernist Journals Project

      Webpage Core Reading Please read through as much as you can of the digital copy of the journal BLAST 2: The War Number. We will be focussing in particular on the visual art and writing of Jessica Dismorr.

    2. Selected poems - T. S. Eliot 2015

      Book Recommended for Student Purchase Please make sure to get the version which has the introduction by Seamus Heaney. We will be reading The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock for this week.

  2. Week 2 1 item
    Modernism and War
    1. To the lighthouse - Virginia Woolf, David Bradshaw 2006

      Book Recommended for Student Purchase Critical material for this week will be included in the module dossier.

  3. Week 3 2 items
    Modernism and Visual Art
    1. Tender Buttons - Gertrude Stein 1997

      Book Core Reading If you prefer to read a hard copy version, you can purchase the Dover Thrift Edition of Tender Buttons, linked to here (https://bit.ly/2MhGmQu). You are free to read as much or as little of Tender Buttons as you like. We will be focussing on 'Objects' in seminars. Critical material for this week will be included in the module dossier. Check shelves for alternate library editions at PS3537.T323 TEN.

    2. Stein, Gertrude. 1914. Tender Buttons

      Webpage Core Reading You can read 'Tender Buttons' online if you prefer. As above, read as much or as little as you like; we will be focussing on 'Objects' in class.

  4. Week 4 1 item
    Modernism and Feminism
    1. Mina Loy, "Feminist Manifesto"

      Webpage Core Reading This week we will be reading Mina Loy's poems and manifestos. All reading materials for this week will be included in the module dossier. If you want to read Mina Loy's 'Feminist Manifesto' ahead of time, you can use the link here.

  5. Week 5 1 item
    Modernism and Sexuality
    1. Nightwood - Djuna Barnes 2015

      Book Recommended for Student Purchase

  6. Week 6 1 item
    Modernism and the Unconscious
    1. Collected poems 1912-1944 - H. D., Louis Lohr Martz 1984

      Book Core Reading This week we will be reading some of the poems of H. D. All reading materials for this week will be included in the module dossier. If you want to view some of her writing ahead of time, you can use the link here to 'look inside' this edition of her collected poetry.

  7. Week 7 0 items
    Reading week, no lecture or seminar
  8. Week 8 2 items
    Modernism and Tradition
    1. Selected poems - T. S. Eliot 2015

      Book Recommended for Student Purchase Please make sure to read The Waste Land for this week. For critical material please see below.

  9. Week 9 1 item
    Modernism and Race
    1. Cane: authoritative text, contexts, criticism - Jean Toomer, Rudolph P. Byrd, Henry Louis Gates c2011

      Book Recommended for Student Purchase Critical material for this week are included in this critical edition of the book.

  10. Week 10 1 item
    Modernism and Realism
    1. Modernist Journals Project

      Webpage Core Reading This week we will be reading James Joyce's 'Calypso' section from Ulysses and 'The Dead' from Dubliners. These will both be included in the module dossier. You can click on the link here to read the 'Calypso' section of Ulysses in the form it originally appeared in in The Little Review Volume 5, Number 2 - look for Ulysses - Episode IV, pp. 39-52.

  11. Week 11 1 item
    Modernism and Colonialism
    1. Untouchable - Mulk Raj Anand 2014

      Book Recommended for Student Purchase

  12. Week 12 0 items
    Essay tutorials