Terms / Quarters

Terms

T1 (May 10 - June 23)
T2 (July 5 - August 17)

Quarters

Q1 (May 10 - May 31)
Q2 (June 3 - June 23)
Q3 (July 5 - July 23)
Q4 (July 27 - August 17)

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 215.3 Life Writing

A study of the forms that Life Writing has taken from the Middle Ages to the present, with attention to such issues as constructions of the self, themes, language, and audience.

ENG 224.3 Shakespeare Comedy and History

This course will focus on the romantic comedies and English history plays that Shakespeare wrote for Elizabethan audiences in the first half of his theatre career; it will also include the darker, more tragicomic “problem comedies” that he wrote under James I.

ENG 225.3 Shakepeare 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 17th 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

Examines 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 20th-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

Examines the development of short fiction from its origins in myth, fable, and folktale to its flourishing in the 19th and 20th Centuries. While some attention will be paid to works in translation, the emphasis will be on writing in English.

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 377.3 Approaches to Modern and Contemporary Drama

Reflecting the remarkable transformation of theatre in modernist and postmodern contexts, this course engages with dramatic texts and movements from the late 19th century through to contemporary plays and performances. While works in translation will be addressed, including those by Ibsen and Strindberg, the primary focus will be British, Irish, and American dramatists, such as Shaw, O’Neill, Beckett, Pinter, Williams, Hansberry, Stoppard, Churchill, and Kane.

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