Studies in Women's Literature 1900-Present

Studies in Women's Literature 1900-Present
Female-authored literary texts and literary theory concerning women.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 NoteAn elective course for the women's studies minor.
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
Course Outcomes: 

Critical Reading

Read critically and analyze selected literary texts representative of the general history or of a thoughtfully focused dimension of women's literature.

Literary Contexts

Demonstrate a knowledge of the history, nature, aesthetics, and broadly defined thematic concerns of the literature at the center of the course. Compare and contrast women's literature in question with larger or "mainstream" British or American literature.

Research and Writing Skills

Form an appropriate research strategy, independently locate relevant digital and print sources, and draw upon these to develop a focused and effective written argument. Produce polished, competent, formal writing, free from distracting errors in mechanics, syntax, and formatting, and in accordance with MLA formatting and citation guidelines.