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Fall 2017
Jan 17, 2018
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SPAN 406 - Intro to Critical Theory
A general introduction to contemporary literary criticism, its methods (philology, stylistics, formalism, structuralism, and the different versions of poststructuralism, including deconstruction, feminist criticism, and Marxism), its aims, and limits, applied to Hispanic literature. Special attention is paid to the ways contemporary criticism has been informed by other disciplines--linguistics, philosophy, psychoanalysis, sociology--and the most recent discussions on genre. Intended for upper-level undergraduates and beginning graduate students in Spanish. Permission of the instructor is required.
Undergraduate prerequisites: SPAN-242 or SPAN-262 or Placement Test 

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Spanish Department

Course Attributes:
SFS/ HALC (Inactive as of F14), HALC - Hum, Art, Lit, Cul

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      MN or MC Graduate

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