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LIT 501G Literary Criticism: Beginnings-1950

This course provides grounding in literary theories that have been expounded from antiquity down to the recent past. The course also covers applications of these theories to particular texts. Typical questions engaged include What is literary quality and how is it recognized? Does or should literature serve moral, social or political purposes? What is literature?


4 Graduate credits

Effective July 25, 2000 to present