VIC342H1: Women and Writing in the Renaissance

Hours: 
24S

Focusing on writers from various geographical areas, the course examines a variety of texts by early modern women (for example, treatises, letters, and poetry) so as to explore the female experience in a literate society, with particular attention to how women constructed a gendered identity for themselves against the backdrop of the cultural debates of the time.

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)