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Modernism Module, Spring 2004

Monday, April 5

  • "The Twentieth Century" (anthology 1991)

  • James Joyce, "Eveline" (anthology 2277) and "Clay" (anthology 2280) from Dubliners (1914)

    • Dictionary of Literary Biography (subscription only): Joyce as novelist and short-fiction writer

    • The Modern World, which produces excellent author pages, has an extensive one devoted to Joyce.

    • R.L. Callahan of Temple maintains Work in Progress, an excellent Joyce site including articles, maps of Joyce's Dublin, and much more.

    • Edward J. Maloney and David F. Fanning of Ohio State maintain the James Joyce Resource Center, with a bibliography of books, a timeline, and "casebooks" of references to Joyce scholarship grouped by critical approach.

    • Yet another very good site: The James Joyce Portal

Prepare a comment or question for the post-lecture discussion.


Wednesday, April 7

  • Joyce, "The Dead" (anthology 2284) from Dubliners (1914)

Linking Passage Exercise: Group III


Friday, April 9

Note: this is the first day with the realigned small groups for the Modernism unit.

Seminar A (Groups I, II, and III) meets in the classroom, and Group I submits responses individually by Thursday night. Seminar B meets in small groups, each of which will be led by member #4. All other members of Groups IV, V, and VI submit responses by Thursday night.


Monday, April 12

  • Speeches on Irish independence (anthology 2233)

  • William Butler Yeats, "Easter 1916" (1916, anthology 2249) and "An Irish Airman Foresees His Death" (1922, anthology 2249)

    • Dictionary of Literary Biography (subscription only): Yeats as poet and essayist

Linking Passage Exercise: Group IV


Wednesday, April 14

  • Virginia Woolf, first part of Mrs. Dalloway (1925, anthology 2387-2439)

Linking Passage Exercise: Group V


Friday, April 16

Seminar B (Groups IV, V, and VI) meets in the classroom, and Group IV submits responses individually by Thursday night. Seminar A meets in small groups, each of which will be led by member #4. All other members of Groups I, II, and III submit responses by Thursday night.


Monday, April 19

  • Woolf, rest of Mrs. Dalloway (1925, anthology 2439-2485)

Linking Passage Exercise: Group VI


Wednesday, April 21

Linking Passage Exercise: Group I


Friday, April 23

Seminar A (Groups I, II, and III) meets in the classroom, and Group II submits responses individually by Thursday night. Seminar B meets in small groups, each of which will be led by member #5 (or #1 if the group has four members). All other members of Groups IV, V, and VI submit responses by Thursday night.


Monday, April 26

  • Samuel Beckett, Krapp's Last Tape (1958, anthology 2771)

    • Dictionary of Literary Biography (subscription only): Beckett as dramatist

    • Apmonia: a site for Samuel Beckett by The Modern World, has an impressive array of top-notch information available from its long front page, including a biography, articles, reviews, notes on productions, and an image gallery.

    • The University of California at Santa Barbara hosts The Samuel Beckett Endpage, a strong site although probably second to Apmonia.

Linking Passage Exercise: Group II


Wednesday, April 28

Linking Passage Exercise: Group III


Friday, April 30

Seminar B (Groups IV, V, and VI) meets in the classroom, and Group V submits responses individually by Thursday night. Seminar A meets in small groups, each of which will be led by member #5 (or #1 if the group has four members). All other members of Groups I, II, and III submit responses by Thursday night.


Monday, May 3

PAPER PROSPECTUS DUE
FOR STUDENTS WRITING PAPERS

  • Seamus Heaney (b. 1939), all anthology readings (2891)

    • Dictionary of Literary Biography (subscription only): Heaney as poet

    • Contemporary Literary Criticism-Select (subscription only): Heaney

    • Heaney's Nobel Prize page

Linking Passage Exercise: Group IV


Wednesday, May 5

  • Derek Walcott (b. 1930), all anthology readings (2950)

    • Dictionary of Literary Biography (subscription only): Walcott

    • Contemporary Literary Criticism-Select (subscription only): Walcott

    • Walcott's Nobel page

Linking Passage Exercise: Group V


Friday, May 7

Last day: wrapping up, questions about the final paper or exam, tearing of hair and weeping because the class must end.


Monday, May 10

FINAL EXAM AT 9:00 AM
OR FINAL PAPER DUE BY 2:00 PM


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