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Reading Theories

ENGL 295
Fall 2023 not offered
Crosslisting: COL 339, CLST 393, CEAS 340, RL&L 290, GRST 231, RUSS 340, RULE 340, REES 340
Course Cluster and Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory Certificate

In this survey of theories that have shaped the reading of literature and the analysis of culture, emphasis is on key concepts--language, identity, subjectivity, gender, power, and knowledge--and on key figures and schools such as Marx, Freud, Nietzsche, Saussure, Barthes, Gramsci, Benjamin, Althusser, Foucault, Lacan, Deleuze, Jameson, Berlant, Moten, postmodernism, and U.S. feminism.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS)(CEAS-Lit&Cult)(COL)(CSCT)(ENGL)(ENGL-Literature)(FRST-MN)(FRST)(GRST-MN)(GRST)(HRAD-MN)

Last Updated on JUL-19-2024
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