Literary Theory in English Literature

In the previous course, we have discussed Literary Criticism. In addition, we also went through the basic difference between Literary Theory and Literary Criticism.

In this course, we will go through the basics of Literary Theory. The course has been divided into around 70 chapters covering all the important Literary Theorists and their contributions to Literary Theory.

We will cover Marxism, Formalism, Structuralism, Post Structuralism, New Historicism, Reader-Response and Reception Theory, Psychoanalytic Criticism, Feminist Criticism, Gay, Lesbian and Queer Theories, Post-Colonial Criticism, Post-Modernism and Post Theory.





New Historicism

Reader-Response and Reception Theory

 Psychoanalytic Criticism

Feminist Criticism

Gay, Lesbian and Queer Theories

Post-Colonial Criticism


Post Theory