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 a variety of poems and short stories, as well as a novel and a play from different historical periods and practice the analysis of those texts. Please purchase and read:
- Zore Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God
- Stephen Adley Guirgis' Between Riverside and Crazy.
All other texts will be available for download on Stud.IP.