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Feminist Writings

Indian Institute of Technology Madras and NPTEL via Swayam

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Overview

This course seeks to study some of the key texts in feminist writings that engage with issues such as patriarchy, violence, embodiment, agency and identity. Through a careful study of selected fiction and non-fiction, the course aims to offer a complex understanding of gender and representation, drawing on literary as well as cultural studies. 

Syllabus

Week 1  :  Introduction; Understanding Patriarchy 
Week 2  :   Understanding Patriarchy; Cyborg Manifesto
Week 3  : Understanding Patriarchy; Cyborg Manifesto
Week 4  :  The Fly; Tickets, Please!
Week 5  :  Tickets, Please! ; The Goblin Market
Week 6  :  The Goblin Market; The Second Sex
Week 7  :  The Second Sex; Tulips
Week 8  :  Tulips; The Yellow Wallpaper
Week 9  :  The Yellow Wallpaper; The Iraqi Nights 
Week 10  :  The Iraqi Nights; Gender Trouble 
Week 11  :  Gender Trouble; Remains of the Feast
Week 12  :  Remains of the Feast; A Temporary Matter 

Taught by

Prof. Avishek Parui

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