11:15-12:30 MW BH 142 *Satisfies COAS Requirements for AHLA* We will examine the concepts of narrative, representation, discourse, performance, intention, gender, race, and ethnicity as they relate to the study of literature. The readings for this course include brief overviews of the history and use of these terms as well as some of the theoretical essay that defined or redefined these concepts. These critical texts will be read in conjunction with literary works that illustrate the overlapping and interdependent nature of these concepts. Requirements include four 5-page papers, a final exam, and small group presentations.