This course introduces students to the practice of literary studies, with a particular emphasis on the skills involved in close reading and analytical writing. Through an exploration of fiction, drama, and poetry, students will develop the capacity to consider texts in their historical and cultural contexts as well as to apply a range of critical frameworks. Ultimately, this course will equip students with a set of tools for interpretation and techniques for writing effectively about literature that will serve them throughout the English major.
Introduction to Literary Studies
Monday, April 3, 2017 to Thursday, June 1, 2017