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Kimberlee Gillis-Bridges
ENGL 368
Seattle Campus

Women Writers

Study of the work of women writers in English and American literature.

Class description

Women's Comics: Course examines the work of women comics writers, beginning with a selection of stories from the 1970s underground/alternative collections, Wimmen's Comix, Twisted Sisters and It Ain't Me Babe. We will then turn to a selection of contemporary graphic memoirs (Bechdel, Satrapi, Forney) and fiction (Abel, Modan, Abel, Corman, Larson). The course ends with a discussion of women working in mainstream comics (Simone's runs on Birds of Prey, Wonder Woman and Batgirl).

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Kimberlee Gillis-Bridges
Date: 12/03/2012