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Reading—Page numbers refer to The Critical Tradition

Assignment

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4/2

Course Introduction; Richter 1-8

 

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4/4

Plato 25-46

 

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4/9

Aristotle 55-81

 

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4/11

Aristotle 55-81

 

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4/16

Horace 82-94

 

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4/18

Longinus 95-108

 

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4/23

Longinus 95-108

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4/25

Johnson 210-230  
(optional) Hume 231-244

 

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4/30

Kant 247-274

First Informal Paper Due (“imitation”)   

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5/2

Wordsworth 304-318; Coleridge 319-329

 

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5/7

Arnold, “The Function of Criticism at the Present Time” (Richter 415-429)

Woolf, “[Shakespeare’s Sister] from A Room of One’s Own” (599-601) and “[Austen-Bronte-Eliot] from A Room of One’s Own” (602-606)

[Second Informal Paper (“genius”) now part of midterm; see Notes on the Midterm for more]

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5/9

MIDTERM

Response on "genius" (Part III of Midterm) due  

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5/14

Marx 397-409; (optional) Marxism 1198-1214

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5/16

Freud 514-532; (optional) Psychoanalytic Theory and Criticism 1106-1122

 

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5/21

Nietzsche, 435-459; (optional) Structuralism and Deconstruction 819-837

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5/23

Derrida 914-926

 

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5/28

Foucault 1357-1366, "The Means of Correct Training" from Discipline and Punish (online);
(optional) New Historicism and Cultural Studies 1320-1339

 

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5/30

Baym 1519-1530;
(optional) Feminist Criticism 1502-1516

Third Informal Paper Due (“constructivism”)

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6/4

Haraway 1966-1976;
(optional) Gender Studies and Queer Theory 1611-1627

 

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6/6

Said (excerpt from Orientalism in Richter); de Brunhoff, The Story of Babar (online);
(optional) Postcolonialism and Ethnic Studies 1753-1774;

 

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6/11

FINAL
10:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Final Paper Due

 

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