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SOC 274 - Sociology of Literature


Credits: 3
Planned Offering: Not offered in 2012-2013.

This seminar introduces students to the field of the sociology of literature. After surveying a number of the classic problems of the field, the course focuses on several sociological theories of the emergence and development of the novel. In addition to reading theorists such as Benedict Anderson, Pierre Bourdieu, Wendy Griswold, Michael McKeon, and Ian Watt, among others, there is a sociological reading of several classic novels (for example, by Cervantes, Defoe, Austen, and Flaubert, among others). Eastwood.





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