Contemporary Irish Literature

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: part of ENGL 433

Irish literature after World War II. Includes the effect of modernism, especially the legacy of Yeats and Joyce, the relevance of the term "postmodernism", the renewal of formalism, Gaelic poetry in translation, form and nationality and/or gender. Comparative treatment of Irish literature in dialogue with English, American and continental European literature. Authors may include Beckett, MacNeice, Kavanagh, Hewitt, Montague, Brian Moore, Doyle, Johnston, O'Brien, Friel, Heaney, Mahon, Longley, Boland and McGuckian.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ENGL 433B, ENGL 433.

Undergraduate course in English offered by the Department of English in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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