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Literary Theory

A guide to literary theory, schools of criticism, and associated resources.

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Yale University Open Course: Intro to Theory



Introduction to Theory of Literature Sessions include: Discussions of new criticism, russian formalism, semiotics and structuralism, linguistics, deconstruction, lectures on Freud and Lacan, an examination of Postmodernism, and New Historicism, and is a survey of the major trends in twentieth century literary theory.  Taught by Dr. Paul H. Fry

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