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ENGL 121: Modernism and Forgetting

This course is an advanced research seminar on the literatures, cultures, and theories of modernism. Central questions include: How do aspects of psychic life, such as mourning and trauma, exert pressure on literary form?

The picture shows the destruction of Passchendaele at the end of the First World War, compared to the beginning.

Aerial view of the village of Passchendaele (north is to the right of the photo) before and after the Third Battle of Ypres, 1917. (Wikimedia Commons)