Oct 23, 2018  
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AFA 318 - Women Writers of the African World


Sophomore standing or consent of instructor. (3) H

Literature by women from Africa, the Caribbean and North America, such as Buchi Emecheta, Nawal El Saadawi, Edwidge Danticat and Alice Walker; and socio-historical experiences that inform their writings. Examination of diverse ways deployed by women to discuss issues relevant to them - such as gender disparities, patriarchy, exclusion etc - as well as techniques and recurring motifs used in their works; grounded in feminist theory and the concept of womanism. Also listed as CPL 318and WGS 318. Graded ABCDE.



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