Units of Study

MGRK2621 - Greek Modernism

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Anthony Dracopoulos


Focusing on a selection of Giorgos Seferis' poetry and Odysseas Elytis' "Axion Esti", this unit aims at introducing students to the change brought to Greek literary life by the movement of modernism during the 1930s. Together with the analysis of specific poems, it also attempts to place the Greek movement within the wider context of European modernism and to identify their differences and similarities.


1x class presentation (equivalent to 1000wd) (20%), 1x3000wd essay (40%), 1x2000wd take home exam (40%)


Supplied through the department.


1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


At least 18 junior credit points from Part A of the table of units of study, of which 12 credit points are from 1 subject



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