Literary studies and humanities-differences between natural, social and human sciencesfacts and interpretation-cannon formation.
Literary analysis-approaches-Formalism-New Criticism-Close Reading Structuralism - Post Structuralism - Deconstruction-Reader-Response Psycho analysis.
Problems and issues in literature-marginalisation-identity and representation-feminism-gender and sexuality-ethnicity-orality-subalternity.
Literary scholarship-linguistics – textual criticism literary history - literary criticism.
Contemporary approaches to literary studies – Culture Studies and Cultural Studies – Popular Culture - New Historicism/Cultural Materialism-Postmodernism-Postcolonialism-Ecocriticism Ecofeminism.