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ENGL 300: Introduction to Theory of Literature

ENGL 300: Introduction to Theory of Literature is offered online.

Topics: Literary Theory, Literature, English

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This is a survey of the main trends in twentieth-century literary theory. Lectures will provide background for the readings and explicate them where appropriate, while attempting to develop a coherent overall context that incorporates philosophical and social perspectives on the recurrent questions: what is literature, how is it produced, how can it be understood, and what is its purpose?

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  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Paul H. Fry
  • Institution: Open Yale Courses
  • Topics: Literary Theory, Literature, English

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About Open Yale Courses: Open Yale Courses (OYC) provides lectures and other materials from selected Yale College courses to the public free of charge via the Internet. The courses span the full range of liberal arts disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, and physical and biological sciences.

Open Yale Courses Offers Courses In: Languages, English Language Arts

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