Introduction to Literary Theory

An introduction to literary theory and criticism. Students will study selected poetry, plays and fiction through leading methods such as New Criticism, Structuralism, Deconstruction, and New Historicism, with attention to such topics as Psychoanalytic, Marxist, Feminist, and Post-Colonial approaches. Students will have the opportunity to develop their own critical approaches. Meets the Critical Learning: AIM requirement.

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: AIM

1 unit — Butte, Davis, Evitt, Islam

Offerings

Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2021 Block 2 Introduction to Literary Thry Kaushik Ramu Cossitt Hall 110E 25 / 11 05/15/2022
Fall 2021 Block 3 Introduction to Literary Theory Najnin Islam Armstrong Hall 231 25 / 2 05/15/2022
Fall 2021 Block 4 Introduction to Literary Theory Anuj Kapoor Armstrong Hall 256B 25 / 12 05/15/2022
Spring 2022 Block 7 Introduction to Literary Theory George Butte Armstrong Hall 256B 25 / 17 05/15/2022
Fall 2022 Block 3 Introduction to Literary Theory Topic Details Najnin Islam TBA 25 / 11 05/15/2022
Fall 2022 Block 4 Introduction to Literary Theory George Butte TBA 25 / 19 05/15/2022
Spring 2023 Block 7 Introduction to Literary Theory William Davis TBA 25 / 25 05/15/2022
Spring 2023 Block 8 Introduction to Literary Theory Re Evitt TBA 25 / 25 05/15/2022
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