Prerequisite: 6 credit hours of English Literature (ENGL) or permission of Instructor.

This course explores the role of sexuality in literature. The course begins with the scientific study of sexuality, or sexology that appears at the close of the nineteenth century, and then the rise of psychoanalysis in the twentieth century. Authors to be studied will likely include Sigmund Freud, Havelock Ellis, Alfred Kinsey, James Joyce, D. H. Lawrence, Henry Miller, Vladimir Nabokov, Anaïs Nin, Thomas Mann, Charles Webb, and Gore Vidal, to name a few. This course is reading and writing intensive.

Cross-registered with (Gender & Women’s Studies) 36:348.
3 lecture hours per week, one term.