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ENGL 2800 : Introduction to Critical Theory
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ENGL 2800W : Introduction to Critical Theory
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
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Introduction to Critical Theory
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Intro to Critical Theory
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Topics and techniques of literary and cultural analysis. Introduction to major schools of critical theory, including psychoanalysis, Marxism, feminism, queer theory, and disability studies.
At the end of this class, students should be able to: 1. Summarize various approaches to the study of culture (including Marxism, feminism, psychoanalysis, disability studies, queer theory) and discuss how those approaches have changed over time. 2. Read a text (broadly defined) closely and critically, using the tools of critical theory. 3. Use these skills of close reading and theorizing to generate an original, cultural studies essay that can potentially be presented in a public, scholarly forum.
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CCAS - GCR: Humanities
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