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Diploma in Feminist Writings

Learn about feminist writings in this training course, engaging with issues such as patriarchy, violence and identity.

Publisher: NPTEL
This free advanced diploma in feminist writings course will teach you about the key texts in feminist writings that engage with different issues. Through a careful study of selected fiction and non-fiction, you will explore issues such as patriarchy, violence, embodiment, agency and identity. This course also offers a complex understanding of gender and representation, drawing on literary as well as cultural studies.
Diploma in Feminist Writings
  • Duration

    15-20 Hours
  • Students

    629
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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Outcome

Certification

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Description

In this advanced diploma in feminist writings course, you will learn about the key texts in feminist writings that engage with issues such as patriarchy, violence, embodiment, agency and identity. An introduction to patriarchy, understanding patriarchy, problems with patriarchy and perpetuation of sexism will be covered in this course.

You will learn about the literary symbolism present in the essay 'Cyborg Manifesto'. Next, the course will teach you about the feminist literary symbolism in the poem 'The Fly' and the story 'Tickets, Please!'. You will also learn themes through feminist text which acknowledges female sexuality and desire from the story "The Goblin Market" as well as the literary symbolism of the story 'The Second Sex' and the poem 'Tulips'. Following on from this, you will learn about the feminist indictment of society's subjugation of women from the story "Yellow Wallpaper". After this, you will be taught about the complex symbolism and thematic depth of 'The Iraqi Nights' on the subject of feminism.

You will learn about the cross-examination of the central assumptions within feminist theory from the book 'Gender Trouble' and the deconstruction of the literary symbolism in the story 'Remains of the Feast'. This course also explains the feminist critiques that are contained in the story 'A Temporary Matter'. You will also learn about the literary symbolism present in 'The Mother's Ghost'. Lastly, this course will teach you about fairytales as a sexual allegory and the deconstruction of myth. This course is important for learners who want to have an understanding of what feminism is all about. Why wait? Start this course now.

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