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Introduction to challenges of reading experimental texts of the twentieth century through a focus on the motif of the sea. Traces how the sea provides a lens to consider innovations in literary and cinematic form as well as investigations into questions of the sexual awakening, racial violence, and social transformation that run throughout the period. Focuses on expanding basic skills in literary analysis for texts that defy conventional readerly expectations. Authors such as Woolf, Joyce, Proust, Conrad, Rhys, Murdoch, Sebald, Hollinghust, Banville; films by Rohmer, Bergman, Visconti.Recommendations: ENG 1, 2 or Fulfillment of College Writing Requirement.

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  • School of Arts & Sciences