21L.701 Literary Interpretation: Literature and Photography: The Image

Fall 2005

Walt Whitman, holding butterfly.
Walt Whitman, half length portrait, holding butterfly. (Image courtesy of the Feinberg-Whitman Collection of The Library of Congress, [reproduction number, LC-USZ62-77082 (b&w film copy neg.)].)

Course Highlights

This course features an extensive list of photo collections in the related resources section. Course readings are also available.

Course Description

This course introduces the practice and theory of literary criticism. The seminar focuses on topics such as the history of critical methods and techniques, and the continuity of certain subjects in literary history. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication is a major component of the course. Other components include theory and use of figurative language and reading poetry.
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Prof. Stephen Tapscott
Marja Roholl

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
3 hours / session