E 791A: THEORIZING THE DISCIPLINE


Schedule

 

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Office: Bartlett 259
Office Hours: Wed and by appointment.
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W 1:00pm - 3:30pm

WEEK 9: Structuralism
29 October


Continue our discussion.

 

 

READ

1) Pursuit of Signs, Jonathan Culler (Cornell, 1981), pp. 135-end.

2) "The Structuralist Activity," Roland Barthes (1963).

3) "The Structural Study of Myth," Claude Lévi-Strauss (1963).


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