Modernism and Democracy

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Modernism and Democracy

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    English, Literature

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: None
    Prerequisite: None
    This module analyses the relationship between modernist writing and historical debates about the status of democracy. The module focuses on shifts towards mass democracy in the period of the early twentieth century, particularly focusing on the status of women and the working classes, the rights of nations to self-determination, and the impact of mass culture on art. It analyses the imaginative responses - some authoritarian, some radically individualist, some democratic - to these shifts towards political democracy.
    Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
    Level: 6

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