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Reading Theories

ENGL 295
Spring 2013
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: COL 339, CCIV 393, EAST 340, FIST 290, GRST 231, RUSS 340
Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory

In this survey of modern literary, critical, and cultural theories, emphasis is on key concepts--language, identity, subjectivity, gender, power, knowledge, and cultural institutions--and key figures such as Marx, Freud, Nietzsche, Saussure, Barthes, Gramsci, Benjamin, Althusser, Foucault, Lacan, Deleuze, Jameson, postmodernism, and U.S. feminism.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CCIV)(CLAS)(COL)(ENGL)(ENGL-TLF Conc)(IBST)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

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