This subject introduces students to some of the key concerns of contemporary literary theory (concerns encountered across the field of literary studies). It involves the consideration of a number of important essays in the field both in terms of the theoretical issues on which they comment and in terms of the various 'schools' of theory and criticism that the essays represent.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
The reading of key essays in contemporary literary theory - a reading mediated by explanatory commentary (provided by lecturer) clarifying concepts, motivations and contexts that inform and/or are presupposed by the essays Introduction (through this reading) to key literary theoretical concepts and arguments.
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