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Faculty of Philology
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Grao en Inglés: Estudos Lingüísticos e Literarios
  English Literature (20th and 21st Centuries)
Topic Sub-topic
Theoretical programme and Reading proposals Syllabus and required reading:
1.- Modernism as a literary movement: poetry and novel. T.S. Eliot. James Joyce, Virginia Woolf.
2.- D.H. Lawrence and George Orwell
3. - From post-war to the 70s.
4.- End of century and XXIst century.

Required reading.

T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land (1922)
Selection of de poetry (available in photocopy)

James Joyce, Ulysses (first chapter)

One of the following novels:
Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse
D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover
Christopher Isherwood, The Berlin Stories
George Orwell, 1984

Theatre (one of the following plays):
Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot
Harold Pinter, The Caretaker
Tom Stoppard, Rosencratz and Guildenstern Are Dead

One of the following novels:
Kazuo Ishiguro, Remains of the Day,
Irvine Welsh, Trainspotting,
Janice Galloway, The Trick Is to Keep Breathing
Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things
Anna Burns, The Milkman
Ian McEwan, Machines Like Me

Popular culture:
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Selected song lyrics from David Bowie, Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Smiths, The Cure ...
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