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

Syllabus/achievement requirements

All articles in Modern Criticism and Theory, ed. David Lodge and Nigel Wood, 3rd ed. (Harlow: Longman, 2008):

  • Roman Jakobson, "Linguistics and poetics"
  • Tzvetan Todorov, "The typology of detective fiction"
  • Mikhail Bakhtin, "From the prehistory of novelistic discourse"
  • E.D. Hirsch, Jr. "In defense of the author" (from Validity in Interpretation)
  • Michel Foucault, "What is an author?"
  • Edward Said, "Crisis [in orientalism]"
  • Stanley Fish, "Interpreting the Variorum"
  • Paul de Man, "The resistance to theory"
  • Umberto Eco, "Casablanca: Cult movies and intertextual collage"
  • Patrocinio P. Schweikart, "Reading ourselves: toward a feminist theory of reading"
  • Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, "The beast in the closet"
  • Fredric Jameson, "Postmodernism and consumer society"
  • Stephen Greenblatt, "The circulation of social energy"
  • Judith Butler, "Critically queer" (from Bodies That Matter)

Published Oct. 3, 2012 2:32 PM - Last modified Nov. 2, 2012 3:07 PM