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ENGS 042 – Women in Literature

Credits: 3.00

Course Description: Survey of women's literary tradition in English. Focuses on the ways women have written, read, written about, and been represented in 19th and 20th century literature. Cross-listed with: GSWS 042.

Section Description: Women writers in the twentieth century bent their arts to explore the self and society in fiercely imaginative ways. In this class, we’ll read novels, short stories and poems by some of the most fascinating artists of that era, ranging from dark dystopian narratives to fairy tales turned on their heads. Our authors will include Virginia Woolf, Gwendolyn Brooks, Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, Adrienne Rich, Octavia Butler, Toni Morrison, Ursula Le Guin, Margaret Atwood, Amy Tan and Kelly Link, among others.

CRN: 15734

Section: A

Enrolled/Seats: 18/35

Days Time Location
MWF 08:30 - 09:20 LAFAYETTE HALL L411

Instructor(s): Deborah Ann Noel

Meeting Dates: 19 Jan 2016 - 04 May 2016