English 200

Problems in the Study of Literature

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Fall 2016 Otter, Samuel
MW 12:30-2 C57 Hearst Annex

Book List

Barthes, Roland: S/Z; Dickinson, Emily: Complete Poems; Melville, Herman : Benito Cereno; Michaels, Walter: The Shape of the Signifier; Moretti, Franco: Distant Reading

Other Readings and Media

Photocopied reader


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

Enrollment is limited to entering doctoral students in the English program.  This course satisfies the Group 1 requirement (problems in the study of literature).

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