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ENGL102 Introduction to Critical Analysis Course Page

Description: Introduces methods of critical analysis through a range of literature written in English, broadly conceived, from different historical periods and cultural locations. Not to be taken by students with *6 in approved junior English.

ENGL103 Case Studies in Research Course Page

Description: This variable content course introduces methods of literary research as an in-depth process through one or more case studies. Not to be taken by students with *6 in approved junior English. Note: Refer to the Class Schedule and the Department of English and Film Studies website for specific topics.

ENGL121 Literature in Historical Perspective Course Page

Description: An introduction to the social, historical and formal dimensions of literature. A variety of traditions written in English may be taught in this course. Not to be taken by students with *6 in approved junior English.

ENGL122 Texts and Contexts Course Page

Description: This course explores a specific issue using a variety of genres and media. Not to be taken by students with *6 in approved junior English. Note: Sections reserved for student in the TYP Program include a 3 hour seminar component in addition to the 3 hour lecture component.

ENGL123 Literature in Global Perspective Course Page

Description: Studies in the literatures of the English-speaking world. Not to be taken by students with *6 in approved junior English.

ENGL124 Literary Analysis Course Page

Description: This course is designed to familiarize students with key literary terms and practices. Not to be taken by students with *6 in approved junior English.

ENGL125 Aboriginal Writing Course Page

Description: Studies in Aboriginal knowledge, values, and identity in written expression, and other cultural texts. Not to be taken by students with *6 in approved junior English. Note: Sections reserved for students in the TYP Program include a 3 hour seminar component in addition to the 3 hour lecture component.

ENGL126 Reading Popular Culture Course Page

Description: An introduction to post-secondary studies in English through the close reading of popular culture texts such as zines, magazines, film, television, advertising, the internet, and non-canonical fiction and non-fiction. Not to be taken by students with *6 in approved junior English.

ENGL199 Essentials of Writing for Engineering Students Course Page

Description: This course is designed to develop the student's ability to write the narrative, descriptive, expository, and persuasive prose fundamental to all written communication. Instruction and practice will be integrated with the study of prose models drawn from modern essayists. A review of basic grammar will be included. Note: Restricted to students in the Faculty of Engineering only.

ENGL208 Reading Histories: Making Books Course Page

Description: An introduction to the social and cultural history of material text, and to the critical concepts and methods key to its study, that emphasizes the relationship between the production of books and the production of culture. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL209 Reading Histories: Making Readers Course Page

Description: An introduction to the social and cultural history of reading, and to the critical concepts and methods key to its study, that emphasizes the relationship between reading and the production of culture. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL210 Reading Histories: Histories in Texts Course Page

Description: An introduction to the critical concepts and methods for reading literary texts historically that emphasizes the relationship between representation and history. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL212 Introduction to the English Language Course Page

Description: Introduces the grammar of English sounds, words, and sentences as a basis for further studies in language and literature. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL217 Textualities: Signs and Texts Course Page

Description: An introduction to theories of signification and textuality, and to the issues and debates surrounding the relationship between language systems and the production of meanings, as they bear on literary analysis. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL218 Textualities: Reading and Interpretation Course Page

Description: An introduction to theories of reading and interpretation, and to the issues and debates surrounding the relationship between literary events and the reception of meanings, as they bear on literary analysis. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL219 Textualities: Narrative Theory and Poetics Course Page

Description: An introduction to narratology and poetics, as well as to the practices of close reading and the formalist analysis of literary texts, as they bear on literary analysis. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL220 Reading Politics: Gender and Sexuality Course Page

Description: An introduction to dynamics of gender and sexuality in literary and other cultural texts, and to the critical concepts and methods key to their study. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL221 Reading Politics: Class and Ideology Course Page

Description: An introduction to dynamics of class and ideology in literary and other cultural texts, and to the critical concepts and methods key to their study. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL222 Reading Politics: Race and Ethnicity Course Page

Description: An introduction to dynamics of race and ethnicity in literary and other cultural texts, and to the critical concepts and methods key to their study. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL223 Reading Politics: Empire and the Postcolonial Course Page

Description: An introduction to dynamics of colonization and its resistances in literary and other cultural texts, and to the critical concepts and methods key to their study. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL224 The Literary Institution Course Page

Description: An introduction to theories of the literary institution and to the issues and debates surrounding literary criticism as a social and political practice that takes place within the horizon of history and under certain systemic constraints. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL299 Essay Writing for Education Students Course Page

Description: This course, designed to increase the student's ability to write effective essays, emphasizes the study of grammar, punctuation, and sentence and paragraph structure. The study of models of prose style is integrated with frequent practice in writing. ENGL 299 is not a remedial course. Note: Restricted to students in the Faculty of Education; not to be taken by students with credit in WRITE 298, 398 or 498. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL300 Social and Cultural History of the English Language Course Page

Description: Studies in the historical development of the English Language. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in former ENGL 311.

ENGL301 Social and Cultural History of Genre Course Page

Description: Studies in the theory and practice of genre. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL302 Literary and Cultural Theories Course Page

Description: Studies in critical and theoretical currents within literary studies. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL304 Computing Technology and Culture: Digital Humanities Course Page

Description: Connections between computing and the humanities with an emphasis on literary applications. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL305 Literature and Religion Course Page

Description: Studies in selected texts, movements, and traditions that reflect the interaction of religion with literature and culture. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL308 Aboriginal/Indigenous Literature: Intellectual Traditions Course Page

Description: Studies of the contributions of the First Nations, Métis and American Indian writers to the formation of Aboriginal/Indigenous intellectual and community traditions. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL309 Aboriginal/Indigenous Literature: Literary Movements Course Page

Description: Studies in the literary and cultural currents within Aboriginal/Indigenous writing. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL312 Postcolonial Literature and Culture: African Writing in English Course Page

Description: Selected works from the African context. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL314 Postcolonial Literature and Culture: Irish Writing in English Course Page

Description: Selected works from the Irish context. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL315 Postcolonial Literature and Culture: Indian Writing in English Course Page

Description: Selected works from the Indian context. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL316 Postcolonial Literature and Culture: Middle-Eastern Writing in English Course Page

Description: Selected works from the Middle-Eastern context. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL320A Old English Language and Literature Course Page

Description: Studies in the language and literature of Anglo-Saxon England. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL320B Old English Language and Literature Course Page

Description: Studies in the language and literature of Anglo-Saxon England. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL324 Medieval Literature and Culture: Chaucer Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL325 Medieval Literature and Culture: Medieval Texts Course Page

Description: Selected works in the English language from the medieval period. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in the former ENGL 321 or 322. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL327 Medieval Literature and Culture: Medieval and Tudor Drama Course Page

Description: Selected dramatic works from the English context, 13th to 16th century. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL336 Early Modern Literature and Culture: 16th-Century Texts Course Page

Description: Selected works from the English context. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL337 Early Modern Literature and Culture: Drama Course Page

Description: Selected dramatic works from the English context, 16th and 17th centuries. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English.

ENGL338A Early Modern Literature and Culture: Shakespeare Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in ENGL 239 or 339.

ENGL338B Early Modern Literature and Culture: Shakespeare Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in ENGL 239 or 339.

ENGL339 Early Modern Literature and Culture: Studies in Shakespeare Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in ENGL 338.

ENGL340 Early Modern Literature and Culture: 17th-Century Texts Course Page

Description: Selected works from the English context. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL341 Restoration and 18th-Century Literature and Culture: Restoration and Early 18th-Century Texts Course Page

Description: Selected works from the British context, 1660 to 1750. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL343 Restoration and 18th-Century Literature and Culture: Late 18th-Century Texts Course Page

Description: Selected works from the British context, 1740 to 1800. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL344 Early Modern Literature and Culture: Milton Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in ENGL 340.

ENGL348 Restoration and 18th-Century Literature and Culture: The Novel Course Page

Description: Selected prose fiction from the British context, 1660 to 1800. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL349 19th-Century British Literature and Culture: The Novel Course Page

Description: Selected novels from the British context, 1800 to 1900. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL350 19th-Century British Literature and Culture: Romantic Texts Course Page

Description: Selected works from the British context, 1789 to 1830. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in ENGL 351.

ENGL352 19th-Century British Literature and Culture: Early Victorian Texts Course Page

Description: Selected works from the British context, 1830 to 1870. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL353 19th-Century British Literature and Culture: Late Victorian Texts Course Page

Description: Selected works from the British context, 1870 to 1900. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL355 American Literature and Culture: American Minority Literature Course Page

Description: Selected works by minority writers in America. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL356 American Literature and Culture: Reading American Technologies Course Page

Description: Studies in issues and problems of technology in works from the American context. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL357 American Literature and Culture: Reading American Ideologies Course Page

Description: Studies in issues and problems of ideology in works from the American context. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL358 American Literature and Culture: Early American Writing-Colonial, Revolutionary, Antebellum Course Page

Description: Selected works from the American context, first contact to 1865. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL360 American Literature and Culture: Race and Belonging in American Writing Course Page

Description: Studies in issues and problems of racialization in works from the American context. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL361 American Literature and Culture: The American Modern - Postbellum and Early 20th Century Course Page

Description: Selected works from the American context, 1865 to 1945. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL362 American Literature and Culture: Toward the Now - Later 20th and Early 21st Century Course Page

Description: Selected works from the American context, 1945 to the present. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL363 Early 20th-Century Literature and Culture: Modernism and Modernity Course Page

Description: Studies in high, low and late modernism, and the international avant-garde to mid-century. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in former ENGL 370. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL365 Early 20th-Century British Literature and Culture Course Page

Description: Selected works from the British context to mid-century. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in ENGL 370.

ENGL367 Contemporary Literature and Culture Course Page

Description: Selected works from the contemporary context. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL368 Early 20th-Century Literature and Culture: Drama Course Page

Description: Selected dramatic works in English to mid-century. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL373 Canadian Literature and Culture: Writing and Colonization Course Page

Description: Selected works from the Canadian context, first contact to 1900. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in ENGL 371.

ENGL374 Canadian Literature and Culture: Early 20th-Century Texts Course Page

Description: Selected works from the Canadian context to mid-century. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in ENGL 372.

ENGL375 Canadian Literature and Culture: Reading Canadian Cultures Course Page

Description: Studies in the cultural politics of representation in Canadian texts. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL376 Canadian Literature and Culture: Late 20th-Century Texts Course Page

Description: Selected works from the Canadian context since mid-century. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101. Note: not to taken by students with credit in ENGL 372.

ENGL378 Canadian Literature and Culture: Contemporary Cultural Texts Course Page

Description: Selected works from the contemporary Canadian context. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL380 Canadian Literature and Culture: Reading the Local Course Page

Description: Studies in regional writing in Canada. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL384 Popular Culture: Reading Popular Texts Course Page

Description: Studies in the popular tradition. Content and period focus may vary. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in the former ENGL 383. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL385 Popular Culture: Issues in Popular Culture Course Page

Description: The theory and practice of popular culture studies. Content and period focus may vary. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in the former ENGL 383. *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL388 Children's Literature and Culture: Oral Traditions Course Page

Description: Studies in texts from oral traditions, their modern derivatives, and historical, critical and theoretical approaches to oral texts. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL389 Children's Literature and Culture: Print Traditions Course Page

Description: Studies in texts from the print traditions, including picture books, historical, critical and theoretical approaches to print texts. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101.

ENGL390 Women's Writing: Writing by Women pre-1900 Course Page

Description: Selected works by women writers in English before the twentieth century. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in former ENGL 390.

ENGL401 Studies in Authors Course Page

Description: Prerequisites: *6 of junior English or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101; and *12 of senior-level English *6 of which must be at the 300 level. Note: variable content course which may be repeated.

ENGL402 Studies in Genres Course Page

Description: Prerequisites: *6 of junior English or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101; and *12 of senior-level English, *6 of which must be at the 300 level. Note: variable content course which may be repeated..

ENGL405 Studies in Poetry Course Page

Description: Prerequisites: *6 of junior English or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101; and *12 of senior-level English, *6 of which must be at the 300 level. Note: variable content course which may be repeated.

ENGL407 Studies in Texts and Cultures Course Page

Description: Prerequisites: *6 of junior English or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101; and *12 of senior-level English, *6 of which must be at the 300 level. Note: variable content course which may be repeated.

ENGL409 Studies in Literary Periods and Cultural Movements Course Page

Description: Prerequisites: *6 of junior English or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101; and *12 of senior-level English, *6 of which must be at the 300 level. Note: variable content course which may be repeated.

ENGL424 Studies in the History of Books Course Page

Description: Prerequisites: *6 of junior English or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101; and *12 of senior-level English, *6 of which must be at the 300 level. Note: variable content course which may be repeated.

ENGL426 Studies in Literary and Cultural Histories Course Page

Description: Prerequisites: *6 of junior English or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101; and *12 of senior-level English, *6 of which must be at the 300 level. Note: variable content course which may be repeated.

ENGL430 Studies in Theory Course Page

Description: Prerequisites: *6 of junior English or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101; and *12 of senior-level English, *6 of which must be at the 300 level. Note: variable content course which may be repeated.

ENGL467 Studies in Race and Ethnicity Course Page

Description: Prerequisites: *6 of junior English or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101; and *12 of senior-level English, *6 of which must be at the 300 level. Note: variable content course which may be repeated.

ENGL481 Studies in Empire and the Postcolonial Course Page

Description: Prerequisites: *6 of junior English or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101; and *12 of senior-level English, *6 of which must be at the 300 level. Note: variable content course which may be repeated.

ENGL483 Studies in Popular Culture Course Page

Description: Prerequisites: *6 of junior English or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101; and *12 of senior-level English *6 of which must be at the 300 level. Note: variable content course which may be repeated.

ENGL484 Studies in Literature and Film Course Page

Description: Prerequisites: *6 of junior English or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101; and *12 of senior-level English, *6 of which must be at the 300 level. Note: variable content course which may be repeated.

ENGL486 Studies in Computer Technologies and Culture Course Page

Description: Prerequisites: *6 of junior English or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101; and *12 of senior-level English, *6 of which must be at the 300 level. Note: variable content course which may be repeated.

ENGL498 Honors Essay Course Page

Description: Required of all Honors students. In the first term of the final year, the Advisor will organize a prefatory meeting for the second term course. Students will be required to participate in a peer workshop and consult with a faculty member on their essay in the second term.

ENGL533 Directed Reading in Fourth-Year Honors English Course Page

Description: Note: Students may take this directed-reading course no more than once during their program.

ENGL553A Directed Reading Course Page
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ENGL553B Directed Reading Course Page
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ENGL554 Directed Reading Course Page
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ENGL555 Directed Reading Course Page
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ENGL567 Literary History Course Page
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ENGL569 Theory Course Page
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ENGL574 Creative Writing Course Page
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ENGL575 Digital Humanities Course Page
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ENGL578 Film Studies Course Page
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ENGL579 Gender Studies Course Page
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ENGL583 Cultural Studies Course Page
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ENGL585 Aboriginal Texts Course Page
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ENGL586 American Texts Course Page
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ENGL591 Canadian Texts Course Page
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ENGL635 Early Modern Texts Course Page
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ENGL647 17th-Century Texts Course Page
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ENGL659 Restoration and 18th-Century Texts Course Page
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ENGL665 Romantic Texts Course Page
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ENGL673 Victorian Texts Course Page
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ENGL679 20th-Century Texts Course Page
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ENGL680 Post-Colonial Texts Course Page
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ENGL681 Contemporary Texts Course Page
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ENGL687 Children's Texts Course Page
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ENGL693 Literary Genres Course Page
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ENGL695 Literary Themes Course Page
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ENGL800 PhD Colloquium Course Page
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ENGL801 PhD Colloquium Course Page
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ENGL900 Directed Research Project Course Page
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