21G.344 French Feminist Literature: Yesterday and Today
Explores feminist literary voices in France throughout the ages. Discusses the theory that the power of feminist writing lies in its ability to translate dominant language into a language of one's own. Studies lifestyles, family norms, political representation, social movements, as well as the perception of the body. Investigates how feminist genealogies redefine the relationship between belonging and knowledge through a dialogue between several generations of women writers. Taught in French. Limited to 18.
This class has no prerequisites.
21G.344 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by B. Perreau.
Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Tuesdays in 14N-313.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.
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