Introduction - Introduction to Theory of Literature - Professor Paul Fry - Lecture 1 of 26 - Video-lecture

Video-lecture, Literature

Description: In this first lecture, Professor Paul Fry explores the course's title in three parts. The relationship between theory and philosophy, question of what literature is and does, and what constitutes an introduction are interrogated. The professor then situates the emergence of literary theory in the history of modern criticism and, through an analysis of major thinkers such as Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud
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University: Yale University (CT)
Subject: Literature