Studies in Literary History: Modernism: From Nietzsche to Fellini

Painting by Paul Klee, 1921. Tale à la Hoffmann, Watercolor, ink, and pencil on paper.

Tale à la Hoffmann. Watercolor, ink, and pencil on paper. (Image courtesy of wikipedia.org.)

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MIT Course Number

21L.709

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Fall 2010

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

How do literature, philosophy, film and other arts respond to the profound changes in world view and lifestyle that mark the twentieth century? This course considers a broad range of works from different countries, different media, and different genres, in exploring the transition to a decentered "Einsteinian" universe.

Howard Eiland. 21L.709 Studies in Literary History: Modernism: From Nietzsche to Fellini, Fall 2010. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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