Intro to Texts

Dr. David Shih

Course Description

This course is based on the belief that one of the most important skills developed by English Majors and minors is a mastery of textuality. We will examine the ways in which textuality constructs our world and our understanding. The works that have come to be known as "literary" texts are only one kind of text that we interact with on a regular basis, and while they have had a great influence over how we come to think about our world, other genres of texts can influence us with greater frequency and power