ENGL 217   Literature by Women* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : ENGL 121.

This survey course introduces students to a representative sample of texts created by women from the mid-seventeenth century to present. Using the lens of gender, students will explore the social, historical, political and cultural contexts relevant to the literature. Further, students will identify significant literary devices and genres as employed by these authors. The course will emphasize the dynamic relationship between the literature and its contexts.