Jun 28, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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WS 260 - LGBTQ+ Literature

Credits: 3

This course introduces students to and gives a survey of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer+ Literature. The course covers canonical and noncanonical texts from a variety of time periods and cultures, representing the literary modes of poetry, fiction, drama, and creative nonfiction. The course explores topics such as defining LGBTQ+ Literature, the differences between and among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer literature and the changes in LGBTQ+ writing over time. This course asks students to use various literary models (LGBTQ critical theory, Feminist, African American, and New Historicism analysis) as lenses.



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