2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 2520 - Modern Irish Literature


An introduction to the major authors of Irish Literature during the early 20th century (known in part as the Irish Literary Revival.) In addition to analyzing texts  in a general context. we will focus on how texts and authors represent Ireland’s past, present, and future in relation to Ireland’s status in the period. Discussion topics will include Ireland’s relationship with England, historical events, gender, Irish mythology and folklore, and Irish nationalism. Authors to be discussed include, not not limited to: George Bernard Shaw, W.B. Yeats, Lady Gregory, J.M. Synge, James Joyce, and Sean O’Casey.

Anticipated Terms Offered: varies