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2015-2016 Catalog

ENG 365 Seminar in Literary Criticism

An advanced introduction to the history of literary criticism and its dominant theoretical practices. Students read representative texts from various schools of criticism-formalism, structuralism, deconstruction, Marxism, psychoanalysis, gender studies, cultural studies-and apply them to several literary works. Recommended for students seeking honors in English or considering graduate study in literature. [W]


ENG 205, and a literary history course (ENG 206, ENG 210, ENG 211, ENG 212, or ENG 213), or permission of the instructor.