EN 442VG Women Come of Age (3)
The process of differentiating self in relation to social roles, family relationships, and issues of race/class/ethnicity as expressed in 19th- and 20th-century British, American, and multi-ethnic literatures and their surrounding social contexts. Impact of cultural difference and the limitations placed on women at home and at work. Readings vary, but include genres and authors that show the evolution of the theme, such as the Brontes, Wharton, Woolf, Morrison, and Tan.
Co-requisite: EN 113.