|(3 cr.) This course presents a study of the major
critical theories of literature: formalism,
deconstruction, psychoanalysis, Marxism,
feminism, new historicism, and cultural studies.
Readings from primary theoretical texts pay
special attention to understanding and
researching different modes of criticism
currently used, and comprehending how these modes
aid in interpreting a work of literature. This
course is recommended in the junior year.
Prerequisite: one course from EN level 200; Every Year, Fall|