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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Millicent Vladiv-Glover


A study of the modernist movement as a supra-national European cultural paradigm. The texts will cover the literatures of both Eastern and Western Europe, and will be studied in English translation, though they may be read in their original languages. The poetics of the various modernist 'schools,' such as symbolism, futurism, expressionism and surrealism, will be studied with reference to and issues of modernity.


Essay (3000 words): 45%
Class paper (1500 words): 25%
Test (1 hour): 30%
Third-year level students will write essays which require more theoretical reflection and presuppose a wider reading than essays written by students enrolled at second-year level

Chief examiner(s)

Millicent Vladiv-Glover

Contact hours

2.5 hours (1 x 1.5 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

European and European Union studies
Comparative literature and cultural studies


SLA2530, SLA3530, CLS2530