Cultural Systems: Proust, Freud, Borges (LA)

Subject associations
ECS 321 / SPA 333 / COM 389
Term
Fall 2022
Instructors
Rubén Gallo
Registrar description

An overview of three of the most influential writers in the twentieth century, focusing on selected masterpieces. All three were fascinated by similar topics: dreams and memory; sexuality; Judaism. All three lived during traumatic historical periods. Proust during WWI; Freud during WWII; and Borges during Peronismo. Seminar will explore the relationship between literature modernism, politics, and religion.