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EH6042: Feminist Literary Theory

Analysing feminist literary theories and testing their practical applications in relation to a diverse range of women’s writing; examining the relationship between gender and writing and the notion of writing as revision; examining the cultural locations of women’s writing, in terms of class, ethnicity and sexuality, as well as themes of nation, region and cultural affiliations; examining women writers’ use of various ‘high’ and ‘low’ genres, including speculative fiction, myth, autobiography, and poetry.