Three credit hours. One and a half hours of lecture and one and a half hours of discussion per week.

A study of the main themes including a distinction between ‘modernity’ and ‘modernism’ that characterize the novels and short fiction of the major writers of the first half of the twentieth century, with emphasis on British and North American writers. Discussion of the conventions and themes associated with the fiction of this period and identification of common elements. Analysis of the texts and study of their relationship to their historical contexts through the use of critical theory.