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Stories of Modernity WL 402 (4)

Modernity, defined as “rapid, traumatic change across social, political, technological and artistic realms,” has arguably occurred the world over at various times. This course examines how literature has reflected and inflected the emergence of modernity in two or more cultures since the 14th century. Prerequisite: 60 units including two 300-level courses in World Literature, English, and/or Humanities.