A study of twentieth-century Irish literature written in English against a background of Irish history during the struggle for Independence and later. Major emphasis on Yeats, Joyce, Synge, and O'Casey; other writers of the period, such as Stephens, O'Flaherty, O'Connor, and Behan, will also be touched on.
Course Number: ENGL 150
Prerequisites: Writing 2, or 50, or 109, or English 10 or upper-division standing
General Education Areas Fulfilled: Writing Requirement, GE Area G Requirement
Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 150
Quarter: Fall 2012
Instructor: Duffy, Enda