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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
    
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CMPL 372 - Contemporary Literary Theory


Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 4 hours
Attribute: 4HU, WR

This course is about developments in literary theory in the context of the last 35 years of American intellectual and artistic culture. Our concern will be understanding literary theories in their historical and institutional contexts as well as considering their value as ways of thinking about literature and art. We’ll pay particular attention to the impact of post-structuralism on American critics, the relation of literary criticism to cultural criticism, and various elaborations of the idea of post-modernity. Enrollment Limit: 25.
Instructor: W. P. Day
Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: Two 200-level courses, including at least one Gateway course; or three 200-level courses.
Cross List Information
This course is cross-listed with ENGL 372



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