Apr 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

GWS 331 - Studies in American Prose II

4 credits (Fall or Spring)
Cross-listed as: ENG 331  when taught as Feminist Memoirs. A study of contemporary memoirs by feminist writers. In addition to critically analyzing the memoir as a literary form, students will examine how feminist writers have used memoir to describe both personal and political experiences, to theorize from these experiences, and to develop concepts of feminist subjectivity. Readings will include a diverse range of memoirs, as well as critical essays on memoir, autobiography, and feminist/queer theory.

Prerequisite: GWS 249  
Note: Plus-2 option available. Not offered every year.
Instructor: Staff