ENGL 3340: Women Writers in World Literature (3)

Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Other: 0

The 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. Pre-requisite: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230 and one ENGL 2100-level literature course, all with a grade of B or better.