Special Course Descriptions
Gender

GEN 317 10/ENG 317 10 Women's Literature
Professor D. Cousineau

This course will explore the way women writers both draw on literary traditions and introduce important innovations in narrrative form and subject matter. We will consider such psychlogical and cultural issues as the portrayal of female subjectivity and desire, mother-daughter relationships, and hybrid identities (racial and ethnic). Writers will include Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, Marguerite Duras, and other modern and contemporary novelists.