The Modernist era 

Pablo Picasso, "Guernica" (1937)

Pablo Picasso, "Guernica" (1937)

November 28: Victorian to modern

Charles Dickens, Great Expectations (until the end); read the original ending (Appendix A; pg. 443)

Thomas Hardy, "The Convergence of the Twain" (2104)



Wilfred Owen, "Dulce Et Decorum Est" (2037) 

Siegfried Sassoon, "Glory of Women" (2025) - Deseree

Isaac Rosenberg, "Dead Man's Dump" (2032) - Hector


MODERNIST MANIFESTOS - IMAGISM / vorticism / futurism

T.E. Hulme, "Romanticism and Classicism" (handouts)

F.S. Flint and Ezra Pound, "Imagisme" 

Ezra Pound, "A Few Don'ts by an Imagiste" 

T.E. Hulme, Pound, H.D., An Imagist Cluster, Blast

Marinetti, The Futurist Manifesto 


December 5: The modernist novel


George Orwell, Shooting an Elephant (2567) -Sharon



Virginia Woolf, from Mrs. Dalloway (2337-2344 only)

Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own (2442, especially starting 2454: Chapter 3)

James Joyce, "Penelope" from Ulysses (link), 1933 U.S. District Court Decision (2279) 

December 12: CONCLUSIONS & modernism review

Check your email and fill out the Course Evaluation before it expires! A link should have been sent to you from the Vice Provost. 

T.S. Eliot, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" (2287) - Jeniffer

W.H. Auden, "Musée des Beaux Arts" (2621) - Kayla

W.B. Yeats, "The Second Coming" (2183) - Haja, "Sailing to Byzantium" (2185) - Angelica


Final EXAM Review

Start making a study guide and bring it to class with you!

December 19: FInal Exam

The final will cover everything since the midterm (Victorian and Modernist Eras) and will take place during our regular class time at 6:00 p.m. in our usual room.

Don't worry! Our ROMANTICISM page and VICTORIAN page are still available.

 Victorian Study Guide - Modernism Study Guide

The date of our final exam is 12/19. Some practice IDs are here.

C.R. W. Nevinson, "Returning to the Trenches" (1916)

C.R. W. Nevinson, "Returning to the Trenches" (1916)