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Spring 2018-2019
* ENG 305 (LA)   na, npdf

Contemporary Literary Theory

Andrew Cole

What is Marxist literary criticism? What is dialectical interpretation? These are the central questions of this course, in which we read works by Fredric Jameson, whose writings span decades and comprehend virtually every subject in the humanities.

Sample reading list:
Fredric Jameson, Marxism and Form
Fredric Jameson, The Prison House of Language
Fredric Jameson, The Political Unconscious
Fredric Jameson, Postmodernism
Fredric Jameson, The Antinomies of Realism
Fredric Jameson, The Allegorical Symptom
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
150 pages of reading per week. Two 10-page essays, one class presentation.

Paper in lieu of Final - 25%
Oral Presentation(s) - 25%
Term Paper(s) - 25%
Class/Precept Participation - 25%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to First Year Undergraduates.

Other information:
ENG Major Distribution Area: Theory and Criticism

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
40812 S01 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm T        Enrolled:6 Limit:18