Literary and Cultural Theory
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Goals: To introduce students to theoretical approaches to texts and to the practical applications of literary theory. Students should take this gateway course in the sophomore year in conjunction with declaring a major/minor. This course builds on the learning experiences introduced in 1110, the surveys, and ENG 3010: Textual Studies and Criticism and prepares students for success in 3000-level writing and literature courses and the senior seminar. Required for many 3000-level courses. Content: Reading and discussing representative twentieth century critical approaches to the study and understanding of written texts and producing analytical essays that apply critical methods to selected texts. Taught: Annually. Prerequisites: One survey course (ENG 1210, 1220, 1230, 1240, 1250, or 1270) completed and strongly recommended that ENG 3010 be completed. Not recommended for first-year students. Nonmajors and nonminors need the permission of the instructor. Credits: 4
Reynolds, Michael, "ENG3020-01.Literary and Cultural Theory.F15.Reynolds,Michael" (2015). Syllabi. 5757.