ENGL BC3194 Critical and Theoretical Perspectives on Literature: Marxist Literary Theory. 3 points.
BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Literature (LIT).
Not offered during 2018-19 academic year.
Evolution of Marxist criticism from Marx to Jameson and Eagleton. Central questions: What is unique about Marxist cultural analysis? What are the different Marxist schools of criticism? Is there a future for Marxism? Issues considered: capitalism and culture, class analysis, commitment, modernism and postmodernism, commodification and alienation, and postcolonialism.