English 200

Graduate course: Problems in the Study of Literature

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Fall 2005 Hale, Dorothy J.
Hale, Dorothy
MW 10:30-12 305 Wheeler

Other Readings and Media

"Harner, J.: Literary Research Guide; Eagleton, T.: Literary Theory: An Introduction; McGann, J.: A Critique of Modern Textual Criticism; Williams, R.: Marxism and Literature; Said, E.: Culture and Imperialism; Empson, W.: Seven Types of Ambiguity; Muller, J. P. and William J. Richardson, eds.: The Purloined Poe: Lacan, Derrida, and Psychoanalytic Reading; Bakhtin, M. M: The Dialogic Imagination; Miller, D. A: The Novel and the Police; Gates, H. L.: The Signifying Monkey; Tompkins, J.: Sentimental Designs; Course reader.

Recommended Texts: Becker, H. S: Tricks of the Trade; Lentricchia, Frank and Thomas McLaughlin, eds.: Critical Terms for Literary Study; Felman, S.: Jacques Lacan and the Adventure of Insight; Simpson, D.: The Academic Postmodern. "


Approaches to literary study, including textual analysis, scholarly methodology and bibliography, critical theory and practice.

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