Prerequisites: 6 credit hours in first-year English literature or permission of Instructor.

The purpose of this course is to present a coherent view of the long and often neglected literary culture of women. Complementing and supplementing the other courses in English which tend to emphasize the standard canon of male writers developed within patriarchal cultural perspectives, this course is intended to foster an appreciation for the contributions of the female literary tradition in its own right. Women Writers I will consider women writers from the Middle Ages to the late nineteenth century.

Cross-registered with (Gender and Women's Studies) 36:275.

3 lecture hours per term, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 30:275 in the BU Course Transfer Database.