Academic Catalog

ELIT522 BACKGROUNDS OF MODERN CRITICISM

Course Code: 8210522
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: English Literature
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr NL KORKUT NAYKI
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This is the course that concentrates on the development of Literary Theory from the Classical Age of Greece to the Modern Period. The approach used is historical as well as conceptual. Major texts necessary for an understanding of modern criticism are read and discussed. The focus is on the theoretical aspect. Practical criticism is not a part of this course.