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ENGLĀ 3605 [0.5 credit] Modern and Contemporary Literary Theory

Introduction to contemporary approaches to literary texts, such as formalist, structuralist, deconstructive, psychoanalytic, Marxist, historicist, and feminist. Topics may include: the nature and role of literature, of author and reader, of canons, ideology, gender, sexuality, and race.
Precludes additional credit for ENGL 3002 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): third-year standing or permission of the department.
Lectures three hours a week.