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ENG 400 Literary and Cultural Theory


The Course Description 

Critical theory has become indispensable to the discipline of English studies today. This course is designed to familiarize the student of English literature with a wide range of theoretical debates in the discipline, challenging established notions of literature, text, and culture. The course provides students with a theoretical vocabulary with which to understand and analyse social and cultural phenomena, with particular attention to the politics of the production of knowledge and culture.