1 English S315 01 / Summer 2019 in Literature and the Arts TTh 1:00-4:15

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The City Rises (La città che sale) (1910) by

Course: This seminar will survey the modern movement in western European literature and art from the mid-nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. include Ibsen, Wilde, Yeats, H. D., Pound, Stein, Eliot, Mann, Proust, Joyce, Woolf, and Stoppard. There will also be a consideration of movements in the visual arts from to .

Required Texts , Four Major Plays: Vol. 1 (Signet) 978-0451530226 , Dubliners (Penguin) 978-0140186475 , Metamorphosis (Norton) 978-0393347098 Thomas Mann, Death in (Bantam Classics) 978-0553213331 Tom Stoppard, Travesties (Grove) 978-0802150899 Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest (Penguin) 978-0140436068 , Mrs Dalloway (Mariner Books) 978-0156030359 All other readings will be online Texts are available at the Yale Bookstore.

May T 28 Modern, Modernism, Selected passages to be distributed in class

Th 30 Ibsen, A Doll’s House (1879) and Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest (1895) Impressionism and Post-Impressionism

T 4 Primitivism, , & Thomas Mann, “” (1912) Virginia Woolf, “A Mark on the Wall” (1917) and “Kew Gardens” (1921).

2 Th 6 W. B. Yeats, selected poems: “To the Rose upon the Rood of Time,” “The Lake Isle of Innisfree,” “The Sorrow of Love,” “Who Goes With Fergus?,” “To Ireland in the Coming Times,” “He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven,” “Adam’s Curse.” “No Second Troy,” “The Fascination of What’s Difficult,” “A Coat,” “The Fisherman,” “Easter 1916,” “The Wild Swans at Coole,” “An Irish Airman Foresees his Death,” “The Second Coming,” “Leda and the Swan,” “Sailing to Byzantium,” “Among School Children,” “In Memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markievicz,” “Lapis Lazuli” “Long-Legged Fly,” “The Circus Animals' Desertion,”

T 11 Cubism, & Marinetti, Pound, H. D. & Stein: selected manifestos and poems

Th 13 , Overture to “Combray” (1913)

Su 17 First paper due on modern poetry by e-mail attachment by 11.59 pm

T 18 James Joyce, Dubliners (1914) especially “The Sisters,” “Araby,” “Eveline,” “The Boarding House,” “Ivy Day in the Committee Room,” “The Dead.”

Th 20 Visit to Yale University Art Gallery Dadism and Surrealism Franz Kafka, “” (1915)

Su 24 Second paper due on modern prose by e-mail attachment by 11.59 pm

T 25 Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway (1925)

Th 27 W. H. Auden, selected poems Tom Stoppard, Travesties (1974)

F 29 Take-home essay due by 11.59 pm by e-mail attachment