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Sandor Course Descriptions

English 362 American Women Writers

In this course, we will read and examine the work of six American women writers from the early 20th century to the present, studying both their literary artistry and their diverse representations of women as artists and outsiders, mothers, daughters, sisters, wives and mentors, and in a host of other roles in 20th century American culture.


Summer, Edith Wharton
Lucy Gayheart, Willa Cather
The Golden Apples, Eudora Welty
The Woman Warrior Maxine Hong Kingston
Black Water, Joyce Carol Oates
Breath, Eyes, Memory, Edwidge Danticat   

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Writing, Literature, & Film 238 Moreland Hall 541.737.3244
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