Department of English

University of Toronto

ENG280H1S - L0101

ENG280H1S  L0101 T11, R11-1
Critical Approach to Literature
Professor Greig Henderson
Office Location: Jackman Humanities Building, Room 702
Email: ghenders@chass.utoronto.ca

Brief Description of Course: A consideration of various approaches to literature and their application to various texts; among the approaches are formalism, structuralism, psychoanalysis, deconstruction, postmodernism, feminism, Marxism, and postcolonialism.

Required Reading: Modern Literary Theory, 4th edition, ed. Rice and Waugh (Arnold) 

Various stories and articles to be downloaded

First Three Authors/Texts: Shklovsky, “Art as Technique”; Brooks “The Language of Paradox”; McGann “The Text, the Poem; and the Problem of Historical Method”

Method of Instruction: Lecture/Discussion

Method of Evaluation: Two essays (75%), Final Test (25%).

Site Information:

Site Tools:

Click below for directions to the University of Toronto!

University of Toronto, St. George Campus
Map of St. George Campus
UTM
Map of Mississauga Campus
UTSC
Map of Scarborough Campus