Module/Course Description

Course Title: Women Writers

Course Code: UU-LIT-4730-ZM

Programme: Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature

Credits: 12.00

Course Description:

Background and Rationale

The main objectives of the course are to:
• introduce students to a variety of texts by women authors
• develop the students’ capacity for analysis, synthesis and interpretation
• foster critical reasoning in reading and writing about exemplary literary texts
• develop research skills appropriate to the field demonstrated in coherent assignments and projects

Learning Outcomes

After completion of the course students are expected to be able to:
• analyse various literary texts in fiction and non-fiction by women writers
• independently analyse literature in English paying special attention to the role of gender
• orally transmit an understanding of these texts in English
• use a variety of critical approaches, including a feminist one, in reading and writing about literature
• formulate interpretations of literary texts in coherent research papers which reflect genre, thematic and cultural diversity in relation to gender

Prerequisites: UU-Bsc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-103-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: Semester 1, Semester 2, Semester 3, Semester 4, Semester 5, Semester 6

Typical Module duration: 4.0 Week(s)


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