Ideals of Womanhood in Nineteenth-Century America 2

Module code: HS3710

Module co-ordinator: Dr Elizabeth Clapp

Intended Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module, successful students will be able to:
  • Identify and explain nineteenth-century ideals of womanhood
  • Discuss the role of class and race in influencing conformity to these ideals
  • Critically evaluate and contextualize primary documents related to these ideals
  • Recognise that women’s lived experience did not always conform to prescriptive ideals

Teaching and Learning Methods

  • Seminars

Assessment Methods

  • Formative assessment, essay, examination

Co-Requisites