This course investigates histories and modes of criticism and the relation between theory and other creative and cultural formations. In a seminar setting foregrounding accountable reading, shared inquiry, and collaborative critical dialogue, students will survey a wide range of critical and literary theories, analyze the social and institutional contexts of their emergence, situate them in relation to each other, and evaluate their impact on both scholarly and creative practices in the 20th and 21st centuries.
45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework including 6 credits of 100 or 200-level ENGL
ENGL 463 is an approved Culture and Creative Expression course for Cap Core requirements. ENGL 463 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements. ENGL 463 is an approved Experiential course for Cap Core requirements.
For the focus of the course each term, see the "Courses" page on the English Department website.