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ENGL 493. Women in Literature

Credits: 3
Department: English
Description: Women's literature in multiple genres in at least two time periods and with a comparative view of at least two cultures, preferably also including a non-Western culture.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze how English literatures by women and about women evolve through various eras and cultures.
2. Analyze a smaller sampling of literature in translation by women and about women, again through various eras and cultures.
3. Analyze how gender shapes a literary characterization, in addition to attributes such as race, class, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sexual identity, physical ability and age.
4. Analyze literature from a feminist critical analysis of literature, both in oral and written communication.

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