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This course examines closely selected topics drawn from post-1800 English literature. [Note 1: ENGL 4231 may be taken for credit more than once if the topic differs] (Format: Seminar 3 Hours) Monday 2:30 to 5:20PM Barclay 217.
This course is an introduction to concepts of modernism in literature and culture. While the course focuses on modernist literature written in English, its scope is international and interdisciplinary. Students study foundational modernist literary texts, but also read other works, in philosophy, anthropology, and psychology, for example, and consider other art forms in order to understand the cultural forces from which modernism arose. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Monday Wednesday and Friday 9:30 to 10:20AM Avard Dixon 120.
This course will address one or more popular genres of literature, paying attention to the emergence and rise of the genre(s) and to the narrative conventions of the genre(s). Generic literatures examined could include, but need not be limited to, autobiography, mystery, romance, speculative fiction, utopia or dystopia, etc. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 2:30 to 3:50PM Avard Dixon G10.
A study of a selected aspect of Canadian literature. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) (Exclusion: ENGL 3810) Monday Wednesday and Friday 10:30 to 11:20AM Crabtree M10.
This course examines African literature in English from 1950, covering the novel, drama, and poetry and relating the literature to both Post-Colonial theory and to the historical developments in African politics and cultures. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) (Exclusion: ENGL 3751 Literatures of the South Pacific and Africa) Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 to 12:50PM Avard Dixon 111.
This course focuses on affinities between printed and cinematic narrative forms, introducing students as well to some of the principles of semiotics, and to the place of film theory within the context of cultural studies more generally. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours, Laboratory 2 Hours) [Note 1: This course may count as 3 credits in Art History.] Monday and Wednesday 1:00 to 2:20PM Ralph Pickard Bell Library 316. Monday 7:30 to 9:20PM Ralph Pickard Bell Library 316.
A study of selected literary texts produced in England from the fifth century to the fifteenth century. Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Norman and Celtic texts will be read in modern translations, Middle-English texts will be read in the original. Major texts and authors such as Beowulf, the Anglo-Saxon elegies, Chaucer, Lydgate and Malory will be included along with anonymous texts. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) (Exclusion: ENGL 3011 Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Literature) Wednesday 2:30 to 5:20PM Sir James Dunn Building 106.
This course either focuses on topics not covered by the current course offerings in a department or program or offers the opportunity to pilot a course that is being considered for inclusion in the regular program. [Note 1: Prerequisite set by Department/Program when the topic and level are announced. Note 2: When a Department or Program intends to offer a course under this designation, it must submit course information, normally at least three months in advance, to the Dean. Note 3: Students may register for ENGL 2991 more than once, provided the subject matter differs.] (Format: Variable) Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 to 11:20AM Barclay 115.
This course presents an intensive survey of English literary history from the Romantic period to the present as well as training in the research methods of the discipline. [Note 1: ENGL 2301 is mandatory for the Majors and Honours degrees.] (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 to 2:20PM Avard Dixon G12.
This course introduces the elements of poetry, including image, figure, rhythm, and form, and surveys outstanding achievements in the English tradition of poetry. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) (Distribution: Arts-a) (Exclusion: ENGL 2011) Monday Wednesday and Friday 11:30 to 12:20PM Hart Hall 218.
This course, offered in several sections each year, introduces students to critical approaches to the reading of, and writing about, literature. Each section has its own reading list, set by the individual instructor and including a balanced representation of prose, fiction, poetry and drama, taken from a range of historical periods.[Note 1: Students who wish to pursue courses in English at the 2000 level and above must take ENGL 1201.] (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) (Exclusion: ENGL 1001) Monday Wednesday and Friday 10:30 to 11:20AM Hart Hall 218.
This course introduces the interrelationship between literature and social issues, focusing on the intersection of the discipline of English with other fields in the Arts and Humanities. It examines many of the major forms of English literature as encountered through discussions related to subjects such as the fine arts, religion, philosophy, history, and other fields in the Arts and Humanities. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours, Tutorials Time Arranged) (Distribution: Arts-a) Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 to 11:20AM Sir James Dunn Building 113.