This class will introduce you to the fundamentals of literary studies. You will acquire knowledge about basic theories, concepts, methodologies and terminologies that will help you to engage with literary texts. Besides theory texts and texts of literary criticism, we will read Frank O'Hara's Lunch Poems (1964), various short stories, the novel The Haunting of Hill House (1959) by Shirley Jackson, and the play Roosters (1987) by Milcha Sanchez-Scott. Please purchase and read:
- Shirley Jackson (1959), The Haunting of Hill House (Penguin Modern Classics)
- Frank O'Hara (1964), Lunch Poems (City Light Books)
- All other texts will be available for download on Stud.IP.