Feb 04, 2023  
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Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ENGL 448 - Seminar: Words and Things

FC ARHU WADV
4 credits
An exploration of the philosophy, theory, and intellectual history of literary/aesthetic representation. What is the relationship between creative ideas – even consciousness itself – and expressive language? Sounds and written symbols? Signifier and Signified? Words and Things? Probable theorists include Aristotle, Plato, Auerbach, Bacon, Sidney, Wittgenstein, Eco, Ong, Saussure, Foucault, Derrida, Latour, and a selection of rich literary works that are attentive to poetic and linguistic making as such. Students will be guided through substantive research papers.
Prerequisites & Notes: For complete prerequisites, please refer to the English Program section titled ‘Senior Tutorials and Seminars.’



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