Modern Literary Classics
This free course will introduce you to classic references to literature and the typical modernist poem.Publisher: NPTEL
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This free online course will teach you some of the different classic and modern literature that is available today. You will be studying the publication and aspects of memory which are an inherent part of many discussions in the context of 'Midnight’s Children' and the political allegory that narrates the story of modern India which includes the political nature of the act of writing, the narrative elements and strategies adopted.
Then, you will learn about the characters and the many narrative elements and techniques of Marquez's work which includes how an object of art can be seen in different ways and how the right kind of person with an aesthetic sensibility can understand this. You will also learn the typical modernist poem - one of the most difficult of the 20th-century, and an iconic representative literary piece of the modernist period.
Finally, you will learn the classical literature references and the narratives within which the poem 'The Wall' continues to be situated in a canonical status. This course will be very useful for those who seek to know more about the great and most important works of world literature. Start learning, today.Start Course Now
Collective and Individual Memories
Collective and Individual Memories - Learning Outcomes
From Errata to Midnight’s Children
The Third Continent
Collective and Individual Memories - Lesson Summary
Poems and Magic Realism
Poems and Magic Realism - Learning Outcomes
Latin American Magic Realism
The Value of Art
A Modernist Poem
A Game of Chess
Poems and Magic Realism - Lesson Summary
The Wall and The Applicant
The Wall and The Applicant - Learning Outcomes
The Existential Question
The Wall and The Applicant - Lesson Summary
On successful completion of this course you will be able to:
- Analyze the aspects of memory which are in an inherent part of many discussions in the context of Midnight’s Children and the political allegory that narrates the story of modern India.
- Describe the emerge of diaspora as a particularly complex concept an as significant component of writings and postcolonial experiences.
- Explain the lack of order in the poem The Wasteland as a representative of the modernist tension.
- Analyze the classical literature references and the narratives within which the poem The Wall continues to be situated in a canonical status.
- Discuss how men are victims of social pressure on the context of the second feminist wave.
Analyze the mundaneness of domesticity and the role of women during this time from Plath's point of view.
- Describe how an object of art also can be seen in different ways.
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