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2015-2016 Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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WGS 318 - Women Writers of 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 AFA 318  and CPL 318 .



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