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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog


ENG 655 - History of Literary Criticism and Theory

A study of literary criticism and theory from all major historical periods (Greek, Roman, medieval, Renaissance, 18th century, Romantic, late 19th century), and of the various modern and contemporary schools. Emphasis on philosophical assumptions underlying literary theories and on application of critical approaches to literary works. Offered every other year (odd-numbered years). Prerequisite: Completion of English major or minor or consent of instructor.

Credits: 3



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