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This course is part of the Literature Summer Programme.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

The 1920s and 30s saw a flurry of innovation in literary forms and methods under the banner of Modernism. This course will examine how modernist sensibilities continue to influence today’s writers through a study of Ali Smith’s How to be Both and Marlon James’s A Brief History of Seven Killings.


Course dates

09 Jul 2018 to 13 Jul 2018

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

25 Jun 2018

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

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