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CEC

Basic Course in Literary and Cultural Theory

CEC and St.Mary's College, Thrissur via Swayam

Overview

This course aims at providing a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of modern literary and cultural theory by explaining in detail the various schools of literary theory so as to equip humanities and social science students with the critical skills needed for analyzing literary, social and cultural phenomena.

Syllabus

Week : 1 Day 1 : Module 1- Introduction to Literary Criticism Day 2 : Module 2 –Liberal Humanism Day 3 : Module 3 –Formalism I Day 4 : Discussion Day 5 : Assignments   Week : 2 Day 1 : Module 4 – Formalism II Day 2 : Module 5 – New Criticism I Day 3 : Module 6 – New Criticism II Day 4 : Discussion Day 5 : Assignments   Week : 3 Day 1 : Module 7- Structuralism I Day 2 : Module 8 –Structuralism II Day 3 : Module 9 - Post Structuralism I Day 4 : Discussion Day 5 : Assignments   Week : 4 Day 1 : Module 10 – Post Structuralism II Day 2 : Module 11- Structuralism and Post Structuralism: A Comparative Study Day 3 : Module 12- Deconstruction I Day 4 : Discussion Day 5 : Assignments   Week : 5 Day 1 : Module 13 – Deconstruction II Day 2 : Module14 – Deconstruction: Application Day 3 : Module15 - Psychoanalytic Criticism I Day 4 : Discussion Day 5 : Assignments   Week : 6 Day 1 : Module16 - Psychoanalytic Criticism II Day 2 : Module 17 - Psychoanalytic Criticism III Day 3 : Module 18- Archetypal Criticism I Day 4 : Discussion Day 5 : Assignments   Week : 7 Day 1 : Module 19 - Archetypal Criticism II Day 2 : Module 20 – Marxist Criticism I Day 3 : Module 21- Marxist Criticism II Day 4 : Discussion Day 5 : Assignments   Week : 8 Day 1 : Module 22 – Feminist Criticism I Day 2 : Module 23 - Feminist Criticism II Day 3 : Module 24 - Feminist Criticism III Day 4 : Discussion Day 5 : Assignments   Week : 9 Day 1 : Module 25 – Queer Theory I Day 2 : Module 26 - Queer Theory II Day 3 : Module 27- Queer Theory III Day 4 : Discussion Day 5 : Assignments   Week : 10 Day 1 : Module 28 – Reader Response Criticism Day 2 : Module 29 – Eco criticism I Day 3 : Module 30 - Eco criticism II Day 4 : Discussion Day 5 : Assignments   Week : 11 Day 1 : Module 31- Eco Feminism Day 2 : Module 32 – Cultural Materialism I Day 3 : Module 33 - Cultural Materialism II Day 4 : Discussion Day 5 : Assignments   Week : 12 Day 1 : Module 34 - Cultural Materialism III Day 2 : Module 35 – Post Colonialism I Day 3 : Module 36 - Post Colonialism II Day 4 : Discussion Day 5 : Assignments       Week : 13 Day 1 : Module 37 – Post Colonialism III Day 2 : Module 38 -- Modernism Day 3 : Module 39 -- Post Modernism Day 4 : Discussion Day 5 : Assignments     Week : 14 Day 1 : Module 40 – Theory After Theory Day 2 : Discussion Day 3 : Assignments Day 4 : Revision Day 5 : Term end assessment    

Taught by

Dr. Josepheni Joseph

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