Course Detail
Course Components:
This course explores American and international fiction/biographical narratives/poems in the light of the question, "Which theoretical models of gender and sexuality and/or which narrative structures underlie out perception that a particular character is male, female, gay, lesbian, straight, or otherwise located on the sex/gender spectrum? This 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.