This course is replaced by ENG4301 – Literary Theory in English.



Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan: Narrative Fiction: Contemporary Poetics, 2002. London and New York: Routledge.

Articles in Compendium (Available from Kopiutsalget, Akademika at the beginning of term):

• Fetterley, Judith. “A Rose for ‘A Rose for Emily.’” The Resisting Reader: A Feminist Approach to American Fiction. Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press, 1978. 34-45.

• Goring, Paul, Jeremy Hawthorn, and Domhnall Mitchell. Section 3: “Theories and approaches.” Studying Literature: The Essential Companion. London: Arnold, 2001, 135-98.

• Greenblatt, Stephen. “Chapter One: The Circulation of Social Energy.” Shakespearean Negotiations: The Circulation of Social Energy in Renaissance England. Oxford: Clarendon, 1988. 1-20.

• Kolodny, Annette. “Dancing through the Minefield: Some Observations on the Theory, Practice, and Politics of a Feminist Literary Criticism.” 1980. The New Feminist Criticism: Essays on Women, Literature, Theory. Ed. Elaine Showalter. New York: Pantheon, 1985. 144-67.

• Montrose, Louis. “New Historicisms.” Redrawing the Boundaries. Ed. Stephen Greenblatt and Giles Gunn. New York: MLA, 1992. 392-418.

• Nissen, Axel. “The Feminization of Roaring Camp: Bret Harte and The American Woman's Home.” Studies in Short Fiction 34 (1997): 379-88.

• “Form Matters: Toni Morrison’s Sula and the Ethics of Narrative.” Contemporary Literature 40 (1999): 263-85.

• Nussbaum, Martha C. Ch. 6: “Perceptive Equilibrium: Literary Theory and Ethical Theory.” Love’s Knowledge: Essays on Philosophy and Literature. New York and Oxford: OUP, 1990. 168-94.

• Robey, David. “3: Anglo-American New Criticism.” Modern Literary Theory: A Comparative Introduction. Ed. Ann Jefferson and David Roby. 2nd ed. London: B.T. Batsford, 1986. 73-91.

• Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky. Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire. New York: Columbia UP, 1985. 1-48.

• Smith, Barbara. “Toward a Black Feminist Criticism.” 1977. The New Feminist Criticism: Essays on Women, Literature and Theory. Ed. Elaine Showalter. New York: Pantheon, 1985. 168-185.

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