Not available in 2012
Previously offered in 2013
Provides a study of literature in English by women writers, examining key issues and debates. The focus of this course will vary from time to time. It may feature writing of a particular genre, period, geographical region, cultural group, or movement, or may focus on major thematic concerns. Further information on the focus will be made available each time the course is offered.
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate:
1) Ability to recognize and discuss aspects of women's writing;
2) Understanding of critical and theoretical debates surrounding women's writing;
3) Awareness of cultural and intercultural concerns relating to women's writing;
4) Skills in interpretation and analysis of literary works by women at advanced undergraduate level;
5) Communication skills appropriate to advanced undergraduate level;
6) Skills in information literacy and use of technology to perform research.
Content of this course will vary from offering to offering, but will focus on the study of literature in English by women writers. Topics may include: features peculiar to or outstanding within literary language within a particular period by women writers; elements of a genre as practiced by women writers; literature by women of a particular geographical region; literary, linguistic, cultural, and sociopolitical preoccupations within women's writing; theoretical developments in women's writing and scholarship. The course will include discussion of critical and theoretical debates relating to women's writing.
ENGL3651 Re-Writing Women
Students who have successfully completed ENGL3651 Re-Writing Women are precluded from enrolment in this course.
40 units of English
Modes of Delivery
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term