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Introductory examination of significant trends and movements in literary theory including such approaches as formalism and structuralism, post-structuralism, psychoanalytic approaches, theories of gender and sexuality, historical and materialist approaches, posthuman, and digital theories. Study of theoretical texts as well as literary works from a variety of cultural and linguistic traditions, exploring the ways in which theory informs possibilities of interpretation.