Gender Theory and Narrative Fiction (GER 162)

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2006

Focusing on such topics as the representation of femininity, the (im)possibility of feminine writing, and literature and the body, the course examines the gender theories of Irigaray, Cixous, Kristeva, Butler, Felman, and others and applies them to 18th and 19th-century German writers, including Fontane, Musil, Bachmann, and Jelinek.