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- Literary theory
- Major literary critics
- Literary terms for prose and poetry
- Literary periods and movements
- Art criticism in various genres of the arts
1. Introduction to Literary Theory: Major Critics and Movements
When you hear the word 'theory,' your mind probably darts to the sciences - the theory of relativity, the theory of gravity, etc. Did you know that literature, too, is full of theory? Check out this lesson to get a basic primer on just what literary theory is, and how you might apply it.
2. Glossary of Literary Terms: Prose
The study of literature is a broad, diverse field. However, there's some general knowledge you should have before you dive in. Check out these terms to get a handle on the basics of prose study.
3. Glossary of Literary Terms: Poetry
Before you start your study of poetry, you'll want to have these technical, literary and genre terms at your disposal. Read on to learn the basics of analyzing poetry!
4. Overview of Literary Periods and Movements: A Historical Crash Course
When it comes to studying literature, there's about 1500 years of it to take in - and that's just in the English language! Fortunately, you can check out our crash course of key literary movements to see how the art form has developed over time.
5. Art Criticism: Definition, Function & Examples
Art criticism involves analyzing and evaluating every type of art that you can imagine. Find out how to apply it to the art that you want to study, whether it's photography, music, film, sculpture, dance, literature, etc.
6. Jean Jacques Derrida: Biography & Philosophy
In this lesson, you will learn about the background and philosophy of Jean Jacques Derrida. Derrida challenged Western philosophy with the development of his theory of Deconstruction.
7. Michel Foucault: Biography & Books
You might not even know how to pronounce his name, much less know who Michel Foucault is, but no worries. You can learn to say his name and much more about this important French philosopher and his work in this lesson!
8. New Criticism in Literature: Definition & Examples
New Criticism is one of several ways of looking at and analyzing literature. In this lesson, find out what it is, go through some examples of reading with a New Critic's eye, and take a quiz to check your understanding.
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