This course introduces students to novels, short stories, poetry, essays, memoir, drama, journals and other literary genre written by women in English across several centuries and from a variety of racial, ethnic, sexual, class, disability, age, regional and national backgrounds. Students explore how systems of race, ethnicity, class, caste, gender, sex, sexuality, disability, age, region, nation and ecosystem affect the conditions under which women write as well as what they write. Students also explore differences and continuities in women writers' perspectives and their uses of form, content and subject.
Note: IAI English majors should be aware that universities may not accept elective literature courses other than British and American survey courses for the major when transferring.
Recommended Prereq: C or better in ENG085 or ENG095 or placement by appropriate measures into college-level English.
IAI: H3 911D.