Institution: Yale
Lecturer: Paul H. Fry
University Course Code: ENGL 300
Subject: #lit #literature
Description: This is a survey of the main trends in twentieth-century literary theory. Lectures will provide background for the readings and explicate them where appropriate, while attempting to develop a coherent overall context that incorporates philosophical and social perspectives on the recurrent questions: what is literature, how is it produced, how can it be understood, and what is its purpose?