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ENG 104
Introduction to Critical Theory
Fall

This course explores the development of literary theory over the last 75 years; its relationship to political, cultural, and historical changes; and its transformation of how literature is read and analyzed. Theoretical schools we will discuss include: structuralism, feminism, Marxism, psychoanalysis, deconstruction, gender studies, queer theory, cultural studies, race theory, and post-colonialism. Class requirements will include exams, short essays, and presentations.
Offered every other year beginning 2018-19.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Diane Cady; Staff

Prerequisite:
ENG 001

Note(s):
Offered in alternation with: LET 110
Open to undergraduates only.

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Contemporary Writers Series

The Place for Writers

580 Split, Creative Writing Journal of Literature & Art

The Walrus

Campanil

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P: 510.430.2217
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E: english@mills.edu

Last Updated: 6/23/17