NOC:Introduction to Literary Theory


Lecture 1 - Introduction: What is Literary Theory?


Lecture 2 - Literature and Mimesis: Plato - I


Lecture 3 - Literature and Mimesis: Plato - II


Lecture 4 - Literature and Mimesis: Aristotle - I


Lecture 5 - Literature and Mimesis: Aristotle - II


Lecture 6 - Literature and the Sublime


Lecture 7 - Neoclassical Literary Theory


Lecture 8 - Literature and Romanticism - I


Lecture 9 - Literature and Romanticism - II


Lecture 10 - New Criticism


Lecture 11 - Formalism


Lecture 12 - Dialogism I


Lecture 13


Lecture 14 - Reader Response Theory I: The Phenomenological Tradition


Lecture 15 - Reader Response Theory II: Wolfgang Iser, Harold Bloom, and Stanley Fish


Lecture 16 - Structuralism I: Ferdinand de Saussure


Lecture 17 - Structuralism II: Claude Lévi-Strauss


Lecture 18 - Poststructuralism I: Roland Barthes


Lecture 19 - Poststructuralism II: Jacques Derrida


Lecture 20 - Poststructuralism III: Michel Foucault


Lecture 21 - Marxist Literary Theory I: Marx and Brecht


Lecture 22 - Marxist Literary Theory II: Althusser and Gramsci


Lecture 23 - Marxist Literary Theory III: Raymond Williams


Lecture 24 - Literature and Psychoanalysis: Sigmund Freud - I


Lecture 25 - Literature and Psychoanalysis: Sigmund Freud - II


Lecture 26 - Literature and Psychoanalysis: Sigmund Freud - III


Lecture 27 - Literature and Psychoanalysis IV: Carl Jung


Lecture 28 - Literature and Psychoanalysis V: Jacques Lacan


Lecture 29 - Feminism and Literature I: Mary Wollstonecraft


Lecture 30 - Feminism and Literature II: Woolf and de Beauvoir


Lecture 31 - Feminism and Literature III: Gynocriticism, Écriture Feminine, Judith Butler


Lecture 32 - Modernism and Postmodernism


Lecture 33 - Postcolonial Theory I: Edward Said


Lecture 34 - Postcolonial Theory II: Bhabha and Spivak


Lecture 35 - Conclusion