The World of Samuel Beckett: The Revolt Against Modernism

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: History

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

World of Samuel Beckett

Spring 2020

Taught By: Eli Zaretsky

Section: A

CRN: 6911

Credits: 4

Beckett opened the passage to the 1960s in general and to post-modernism in particular, including the destruction of the modernist project, the theatre of the absurd, the problem of identity and the post-Freudian subject. In this course we will situate his writings in the context of the 50s and 60s and explore their impact on film, TV, journalism as well as literature.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: History (LHIS)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 15

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 1:50pm 8/25/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 4:00pm - 5:40pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/22/2020 - 5/11/2020