Michael Meyer: Introduction

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1. Literary Studies

1.1. Literary Theory

1.2. Literary Criticism

1.3. Literary History

1.3.1. development

1.3.2. canon

2. What is Literature?

2.1. Definition - literature is

2.1.1. mimesis

2.1.1.1. Aristotle (384-322 BC)

2.1.1.2. relation between literature and reality

2.1.2. aesthetic experience

2.1.2.1. Horace (65-8 BC)

2.1.2.2. pragmatic

2.1.2.3. effect on the reader

2.1.3. aesthetic expression

2.1.3.1. William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

2.1.3.2. author central as the origin of art

2.1.4. aesthetic object

2.2. Genre

2.2.1. form of communication

2.2.1.1. narrative

2.2.1.2. drama

2.2.1.3. poetry

2.2.2. mood

2.2.2.1. elegy

2.2.2.2. satire

2.2.3. content

2.2.3.1. crime fiction

2.2.3.2. science fiction

2.2.4. relation to reality

2.2.4.1. mimetic

2.2.4.2. non-mimetic

2.2.5. aesthetic effect

2.2.5.1. comedy

2.2.5.2. horror

2.3. Medium

2.3.1. oral literature

2.3.2. written literature

2.3.3. audiovisual literature

2.3.3.1. theater

2.3.3.2. cinema

2.3.4. hypertext (electronic) literature

3. Literary Criticism

3.1. hermeneutic

3.1.1. What?

3.1.2. hermeneutic circle

3.1.3. understanding

3.2. analytic

3.2.1. How?

3.2.2. structure

3.2.3. composition

4. Literary History

4.1. Canon

4.2. Contexts

4.3. Periods