ENGL 6340: Women Writers in World Literature (3)

Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Other: 0

This course will study the literary representation and self- representation of women and the question of the female identity--in a cultural, social, and psychological sense--in world literature. The class will encompass works from the 8th century to the present. After a brief overview of gender theory, the course will offer students an understanding of how countries, cultures, and individuals approach the formation of an identity.