2018-2019 Catalog Winter Update [Archived]

ENG 208 Queer Literature & Theory

(Contact Hours: 4) In this course students explore images of lesbians and gays and their roles in societies through reading, discussing and writing about literature selected from various genres (poetry, fiction, essays or plays). This course seeks to answer such questions as: What is lesbian and gay culture? How is it unique? What kinds of literary constructs suggest uniqueness? Course focuses on contemporary texts but includes examination of earlier works to highlight timeless themes. PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of ENG 110 or ENG 160 is REQUIRED.