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LIT 130 - Women and Literature

Unit(s): 3.00

Prerequisite: ENGL 101
Advisory:It is advised that students be able to read college-level texts.
Transfers to:UC (*credit limit), CSU(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: LIT 130 or LIT 130H)

This course explores women writers—their lives, the roles they play in culture and society, and how they have influenced the world. Students examine topics such as female authorship, literary influence, the evolution of technique, effects of race and class, and the historic and cultural environments in which works were written. Stress is placed on critical thinking, critical reading, and composing. Feminist, literary, and political theory are explored. Special emphasis may be placed on a period, genre, theme, or literary grouping. This course is beneficial for English majors, students planning to transfer to a university, and anyone interested in learning about women and literature.

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