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College Catalog 2014-2015 
College Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 305 - Topics in Theory and Method

A focused examination of either: 1) a particular topic in the long tradition of philosophical and conceptual writing known as theory; 2) a specific methodological debate in literary studies relevant to Macalester English majors; or 3) the work of a single critic/theorist (or group of theorists) and his or her (or their) oeuvre(s). Topics might include deconstruction, Michel Foucault, formalism, Fredric Jameson, the Enlightenment, the Frankfurt School, the Black Atlantic, or global feminisms. Prerequisite(s): One 100-level ENGL course. ENGL 205  or comparable preparation recommended. Offered occasionally. (4 Credits)