2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 19, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 248 - Contemporary Literary Theory


Investigates and develops several theoretical approaches to literature in the late-20th and 21st century, attempting to provide glimpses into the range of theoretical issues and concerns. We look particularly at identity formation in contemporary literary, political, economic, cultural and social arenas. May also look at a literary text in relation to theory. General areas of study are selected from among the following: textual criticism, new criticism, psychoanalysis/reader response, structuralism, poststructuralism, feminism, postcolonialism, postmodernism, gay and lesbian theory and Cultural Studies. For undergraduate English majors and minors, this course satisfies the Theory or Criticism (D) requirement.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year

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