Women's Voices: Autobiography

LIT-213 : Women's Voices: Autobiography

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Humanities
Subject:
Humanities
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

The many changes in women's autobiographical works of the 20th century now make it possible to explore contemporary issues of and about self in rewarding and challenging ways. Students will read a richly diverse selection of 20th century women writers across cultures. This course develops an understanding of the female experience through women's autobiographies and participants' writings including students' autobiographical essays. Discussions will be focused on literary techniques and the genre of autobiography.