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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EN 449 - Introduction to Literary Criticism & Theory (3)

Through a survey of literary criticism and theory, this course enhances students’ understanding of the discipline of literary studies. Students will engage with specific literary works through a wide range of theoretical and analytical approaches such as formalism, feminism, Marxism, New Historicism, cultural studies, and poststructuralism. Students will learn to identify formal schools of theory and criticism, to create their own critical approaches to literature, and to respond to the criticism of others.  Prerequisite: One lower level literature course. SP, odd years.