20 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: A historical and critical survey, of major theoretical approaches to Literary and Cultural Studies, to include five topics such as the following: Marxism; Hermeneutics; Psychoanalysis; Russian Formalism; Structuralism; Feminism and Gender Studies; Postcolonial Theories; Poststructuralism; New Sociologies of Culture. Historical and conceptual analysis will prepare the ground for informed application and critical employment of theoretical approaches to literary and cultural phenomena.

Restrictions on availability: Skills in the relevant foreign language to degree level or equivalent are required.

Staff Contact: Professor Craig Brandist
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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