Department of English

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ENG382Y1Y L0101

ENG382Y1Y     L0101    M11-1, W11
Contemporary Literary Theory
G. Henderson
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Brief Description of Course: An introduction to some of the major movements in contemporary literary theory. Topics to be explored include formalism, structuralism, narratology, deconstruction, psychoanalysis, reader-response criticism, feminism, historicism, postmodernism, and postcolonialism.

Required Reading: Modern Criticism and Theory: A Reader, Third Edition, ed. Lodge and Wood (Pearson Longman); Modern Literary Theory, Fourth Edition, ed. Rice and Waugh (Arnold Oxford).

First Three Authors/Texts: Shklovsky, Brooks, McGann.

Method of Evaluation: Two In-class tests (25%); two essays (75%).  

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