42.338 Medieval Women Writers

Medieval Women Writers

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 38857
Status Active

Woman have always written and read and participated in culture. This class will explore writings on literary and non-literary genres by woman in the European Middle Ages (600-1500). Students will learn how different pre-modern cultural conditions affected the possibilities for women's authorship, readership, and patronage. We will also examine how women writers interacted with literary traditions and constructions of gender.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 42.101/102 College Writing I & II.