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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 3860 - Beyond The Godfather: Italian American Women Writers

Credits: 4
Moving beyond the cultural stereotypes that associate Italian Americans mainly with food and organized crime, this course examines the intersections of gender, ethnicity, and writing in autobiography, fiction, poetry, and memoir by Italian American women authors, focusing on how these writers have discovered, expressed, and redefined their problematic identities within American and Italian American culture as they grapple with such issues as the immigration experience, Old World/New World conflicts, Italian American stereotypes, family, motherhood, marriage, sexuality, beauty/body image, and work. After 1800.
Prerequisite(s): FYW 1050 .
Fulfills: AL and D in LS Core
Three hours a week.