Course Detail
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisite: GNDR 3900.
Requirement Designation:
International Requirement
Course Attribute:
Flexible Schedule
This course explores American and international fictional/biographical narratives/poems in the light of the question, "Which theoretical models of gender and sexuality and/or which narrative structures underlie our perception that a particular character is male, famale, gay, lesbian, straight, or othewise located on the sex/gender spectrum?" The course introduces critical tools for the study of novelistic or other narrative structures, including a historical overview of the representation of gender; sexuality theories; and semiotic and narratological theories of signification.