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RLRL 7780 Readings in Theory (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course is organized as an introduction to the reading of literary theory for graduate students in various disciplines. Its aim is to develop an awareness of and sensitivity to the specific means and consequences of interpreting literary and extra-literary language today. The course allows students to acquire a basic familiarity with some of the most formative linguistic, philosophical, and anthropological antecedents underpinning any attempt to understand and account for the special status reserved for rhetorical language in literature or beyond it.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:


Last Updated: 24-Jun-17