Terms

Terms

T1 (May 9 - June 22)
T2 (July 4 - August 16)

100 - Level Courses

ENG 111.3 Literature and Composition: Reading Poetry
An introduction to the major forms of poetry in English. In addition to learning the tools of critical analysis, students will study and practise composition.

ENG 112.3 Literature and Composition: Reading Drama
An introduction to major forms of dramatic activity in English. In addition to learning the tools of critical analysis, students will study and practice composition.

ENG 113.3 Literature and Composion: Reading Narrative
An introduction to the major forms of narrative literature in English. In addition to learning the tools of critical analysis, students will study and practise composition.

ENG 114.3 Literature and Composition: Reading Culture
An introduction to historical and contemporary cultural forms in English. In addition to learning the tools of critical analysis, students will study and practise composition. Class themes will vary according to instructor choice. Students are encouraged to refer to the Department of English website for descriptions of specific sections.

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Senior Courses

ENG 225.3 Shakespeare Tragedy and Romance

Throughout his career Shakespeare wrote tragedies of romantic love, family and political conflict, and revenge, reaching his peak in this genre in the first decade of the seventeenth century. This course will focus on a selection of plays in this genre, and will also treat his late romances, a comic genre in which fateful adventures end in forgiveness and reconciliation between enemies.

ENG 226.3 Fantasy and Speculative Fiction

An examination of literary genres that explore alternative worlds, experiment with the bounds of the real, and challenge the norms of reading. The course moves from precursors in legend, folktale, and romance, to Victorian fantasy, science fiction, utopian and dystopian fiction, and late-twentieth-century feminist revisionary narratives.

ENG 242.3 Indigenous Storytelling of the Prairies

A study of the Indigenous storytelling traditions in the prairie region, including oral traditions and written literature.

ENG 246.3 Short Fiction

This course examines the development of short fiction from its origins in myth, fable, and folktale to its flourishing in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. While some attention will be paid to works in translation, the emphasis will be on writing in English.

ENG 282.3 Feminist Critical Theory and Literature by Women

This course provides a selective historical overview of literature by women studied together with key examples of feminist critical theory.

ENG 307.3 Digital Literature and New Media

An introduction to digital narrative, poetry, and media theory. This course investigates the ways in which text, language, and writing have been used in creative and experimental digital media, including artworks and installations, e-literature and e-poetry, video games, websites, and so on. Students will read a variety of digital works alongside critical readings in new media theory and practice.

ENG 359.3 Western Canadian Literature

A study of Western Canadian literature in English, especially fiction, poetry, and drama, produced on the Canadian prairies.

 

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