This course introduces students to the dynamic history of literary theory and criticism, focusing on the last century and approaches such as formalism, structuralism, psychoanalysis, feminism, Marxism, and post-structuralism.


Any combination of two first-year English courses.

Course Notes

ENGL 207 is an approved Culture and Creative Expression course for Cap Core requirements.

For the focus of the course each term, see the "Courses" page on the English Department website.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).