Units of Study
ENGL3962 - Literary Theory: An Introduction
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Bruce Gardiner
This unit offers an introduction to literary theory and criticism from its classical foundations to current debates about literature in relation to language, aesthetics, hermeneutics, and literary history, and about the psychological, cultural, and political derivation and ramifications of literary work. Taking three different approaches, the unit will examine a basic theoretical question, a matter of current interest, and the critical fortunes of a particular literary text or phenomenon.
1x750wd exercise (17%), 1x1500wd assignment (33%), 1x2250wd essay (50%)
Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism. ed. Leitch & others.
Resource book available from the Copy Centre
(12 Junior credit points from English) or (6 Junior credit points from English and AMST1001)
ENGL3910, ENGL3920, ASLT3602
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