2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jan 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

ENG 348 - 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.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered annually