Women and Literature

Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Women and Literature, Fall 2012

Course Description:

An exploration of writings by and about women. Through reading various literary forms—poetry, fiction, autobiography—students will explore the aspirations and realities of women's lives. Students will consider how social issues—class, race, etc.—affect women writers.

Required Texts:

Brooks, Geraldine. People of the Book. New York:Viking Press, 2008.
Kirszner, Laurie G. and Stephen R. Mandell, eds. Portable Literature. Boston: Wadsworth, 2010.
Tan, Amy. The Joy Luck Club. New York: Penguin Books, 2006

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