Global Pre Modern (SMLM111)

30 credits

This module is connected to the core module that runs in Term Two: Global Modernisms, and precedes it chronologically. In this module you go on a journey both geographically and chronologically to discover global literatures and cultures in all their rich historicity and complexity. This module in combination with the second core module, Global Modernisms, covers all periods from the ancient, medieval and early modern world to the present day, and spans literary studies, textual editing and criticism, film and visual art, architecture and museum culture. We offer first-class teaching and supervision from leading experts in the literature and cultures of Modern Europe (including the United Kingdom and Russia), as well as China, the United States, North Africa and the Global South. In this module, we cover critical terminology and definitions, research methods, key texts and ideas on the Global Pre Modern.