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Courses of Instruction in English Language and Literature
PREREQUISITES
Courses beyond the 100 level have the following prerequisites: 200-299, a minimum of 65 per cent in 1.0 100-level ENGL literature credit; 300-399, enrolment in an ENGL BAH program (medial or major) or in a Special Field concentration with a primary concentration in English and 65 per cent or better in at least 3.0 previous ENGL credits, with an average of 70 per cent or better in these 3.0 credits; 500-599*, 70 per cent or better in at least 4.0 previous ENGL credits and an average of 80 per cent or better in these 4.0 credits. Exceptions to these prerequisites, where applicable, are stated under the course descriptions. Note that some courses at the 200 level and all courses at the 300 level have limited enrolments. Students applying to take these courses to satisfy distribution requirements have priority over those applying to take them as options or electives. See additional note on admission to 300-level courses later in this chapter.
In selecting a given course, students should note that they may not also obtain credit in any other course that deals with a substantial amount of the same material.
 
AVAILABILITY
The Department of English does not offer all of the courses listed in the Calendar every year. For the most up-to-date information on the availability of courses offered in the current year, check QCARD, consult with the departmental office, or see the Department's website at: www.queensu.ca/english/ugradCourses.html.
 
INTRODUCTORY COURSES
The Department offers two introductory courses in literature, ENGL 100 and ENGL 160, but only ENGL 100 can serve as the foundation of an ENGL concentration and as a prerequisite for upper-year ENGL courses. (Students who took ENGL 110, ENGL 112, or ENGL 160 in or prior to Spring-Summer 2010 may use any one of these as the foundation of an ENGL concentration or as a prerequisite for upper-year ENGL courses.)
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ENGL-100/1.0 Introduction to Literary Study 2L;1T
An introduction to literary study, with an emphasis on the formal analysis of a diverse range of poetry and prose. Specific content and approach vary from section to section, but all sections share the goals of developing sensitivity to genre, cultivating writing skills, and providing students with a set of literary terms and critical techniques as a foundation for further literary study.
NOTE    Enrollment preference is given to first-year students.
EXCLUSION    All other 100-level ENGL courses.
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ENGL-160/1.0 Modern Prose Fiction 3L
This course is designed to promote interest in and understanding of modern prose fiction by introducing students to a selection of the best novels and short stories of the 20th century. British, American, and Canadian authors are represented.
NOTE    Enrolment is limited and preference is given to upper-year students. This course may not be used as a foundation for an ENGL concentration or a prerequisite for upper-year ENGL courses.
EXCLUSION    All other 100-level ENGL courses.
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PREREQUISITE FOR ALL 200-LEVEL LECTURE COURSES
A minimum of 65 per cent in ENGL 100 (or, if taken in or prior to Spring-Summer 2010, ENGL 110, ENGL 112, or ENGL 160).
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ENGL-201*/0.5 English Bibles and English Literature 3L
A study of the Bible in English from the Anglo-Saxon period to 1611 and of the use of biblical narrative, allusion, and symbolism by selected English writers. PREREQUISITE    A minimum of 65 per cent in 1.0 100-level ENGL credit (as stated above), or year 3 or 4 standing in any department or program.
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ENGL-202*/0.5 Legends of King Arthur: Medieval to Modern 3L
This course investigates the enduring popularity of the legend of Arthur, with an emphasis on its adaptability to the changing values and viewpoints of different cultural moments (Celtic, Medieval, Victorian, Modern). Themes to be investigated may include chivalry, courtly love, the grail quest, national identity, politics, and gender relationships. 
NOTE    Medieval texts will be read in modern translation. 
PREREQUISITE    A minimum of 65 per cent in 1.0 100-level ENGL credit (as stated above), or year 3 or 4 standing in any department or program.
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ENGL-203*/0.5 Fantasy 3L
A study of selected works of fantasy. In order to reach a precise definition of this modern genre, the course also examines important historical precursors: classical myth; 19th-century gothic tales; science fiction. PREREQUISITE    A minimum of 65 per cent in 1.0 100-level ENGL credit (as stated above), or year 3 or 4 standing in any department or program.
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ENGL-204*/0.5 The Short Story in English 3L
A study of this relatively modern genre with emphasis on methods of close textual analysis of European, British, and North American texts. PREREQUISITE    A minimum of 65 per cent in 1.0 100-level ENGL credit (as stated above), or year 3 or 4 standing in any department or program.
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ENGL-205*/0.5 Selected Women Writers I 3L
A study of 19th-century women writers in English. See also ENGL 265*.
Also offered as a distance course. Consult Continuing and Distance Studies.
PREREQUISITE    WMNS 101*, WMNS 102*, GNDS 120* (or WMNS 120*), or WMNS 225*, or a minimum of 65 per cent in 1.0 100-level ENGL credit (as stated above), or year 3 or 4 standing in any department or program.
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ENGL-206*/0.5 History of the English Language 3L
A survey history of the English language from its origins in proto-Indo-European to the variety of contemporary world Englishes, with special emphasis on English as a language of literature.
NOTE    Students doing a concentration in Linguistics may register for this course without the usual prerequisite of a 100-level ENGL credit.
PREREQUISITE    LING 100 with a minimum grade of 65 per cent or 1.0 100-level ENGL credit as stated above.
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ENGL-207*/0.5 Children's Literature 3L
A critical study of literature written for children or appropriated by adults for the nursery. The emphasis will be on distinguishing the characteristics and cultural significance of a variety of works from the medieval to the modern period.
Also offered as a distance course. Consult Continuing and Distance Studies.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
PREREQUISITE    A minimum of 65 per cent in 1.0 100-level ENGL credit (as stated above), or year 3 or 4 standing in any department or program.
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ENGL-208*/0.5 Literature and Place
A study of English literature emphasizing or relating to its sense of place. Works will be drawn from the literatures of England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, or a combination thereof. Course content will vary from year to year.
Offered only at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
PREREQUISITE    A minimum of 65 per cent in 1.0 100-level ENGL credit (as stated above), or year 3 or 4 standing in any department or program.
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ENGL-210*/0.5 Jewish Tradition in Literature in English 3L
A study of questions of Jewish heritage, history, and identity in literary texts written in English.
Also offered as a Cognate course in the Program in Jewish Studies.
PREREQUISITE    A minimum of 65 per cent in 1.0 100-level ENGL credit (as stated above), or year 3 or 4 standing in any department or program.
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ENGL-211/1.0 Medieval Literature Survey 3L
Introduction to the literature of Britain and Western Europe from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries. Non-English works are read in translation; some training in Middle English is provided. Readings may include romance, troubadour poetry, history and pseudo history, drama, women's writing, and authors such as Dante, Boccaccio, and Chaucer.
NOTE    Students enrolled in the Medieval Studies Special Field Concentration and whose primary concentration is not English may register for this course without the normal requirement of a 100-level ENGL credit.
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ENGL-212*/0.5 Canterbury Tales 3L
A study of Chaucer’s major work intended to provide a comprehensive coverage of the tales and to consider the innovative nature of the text in its cultural, political, and literary contexts.  Students receive instruction in Middle English.
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ENGL-213*/0.5 15th- and 16th-Century Literature 3L
A study of texts on both sides of the controversial boundary between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Texts are chosen to trace the development of a particular category of writing, such as courtly literature, religious writing, drama, or writing by women. Some texts are read in Middle English; language instruction is provided.
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ENGL-221/1.0 Renaissance Poetry and Prose 3L
A general study of the non-dramatic literature of the English Renaissance with emphasis on the works of Sidney, Spenser, Shakespeare, Donne, Jonson, and Milton.
EXCLUSION    ENGL 321.
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ENGL-226/1.0 Shakespeare 3L
A study of Shakespeare's plays in relation to the social, intellectual, and political climate of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods and with reference to theatrical production.
Also offered as a distance course. Consult Continuing and Distance Studies.
EXCLUSIONS    ENGL 227*, ENGL 228*.
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ENGL-227*/0.5 Elizabethan Shakespeare 3L
A study of eight of Shakespeare's plays in relation to the social, intellectual, and political climate of the Elizabethan period and with reference to theatrical production.
NOTE    ENGL 227* and ENGL 228* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 200-level Group 3 credit.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
EXCLUSION    ENGL 226.
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ENGL-228*/0.5 Jacobean Shakespeare 3L
A study of eight of Shakespeare's plays in relation to the social, intellectual, and political climate of the Jacobean period and with reference to theatrical production.
NOTE    ENGL 227* and ENGL 228* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 200-level Group 3 credit.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
EXCLUSION    ENGL 226.
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ENGL-241/1.0 Restoration and 18th-Century Literature 3L
A general study of English poetry, prose, and drama written between 1660 and 1790 with particular attention to such major writers as Dryden, Swift, Pope, Johnson, and Blake.
Also offered as a distance course. Consult Continuing and Distance Studies.
EXCLUSION    ENGL 341.
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ENGL-250/1.0 The Romantics 3L
Studies in the major works of Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, and Keats.
Also offered as a distance course. Consult Continuing and Distance Studies.
EXCLUSION    ENGL 350.
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ENGL-255/1.0 Victorian Literature 3L
A study of major Victorian writers from Carlyle to Hardy with particular emphasis on Arnold, Tennyson, Dickens, George Eliot, and Browning.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
EXCLUSION    ENGL 355.
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ENGL-260/1.0 Modern British Literature 3L
A study of plays, novels, and poems by such writers as Shaw, Lawrence, Joyce, Conrad, Yeats, Eliot, Auden.
Also offered as a distance course. Consult Continuing and Distance Studies.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
EXCLUSIONS    ENGL 261*, ENGL 262*, ENGL 360.
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ENGL-261*/0.5 Modern British Fiction 3L
A study of modern fiction, including works by such writers as James, Conrad, Ford, Joyce, Woolf.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
EXCLUSIONS    ENGL 160, ENGL 260, ENGL 360.
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ENGL-262*/0.5 Modern British Poetry and Drama 3L
A study of form and technique in modern poetry and plays by such writers as Yeats, Eliot, Auden, Shaw, Beckett.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
EXCLUSIONS    ENGL 260, ENGL 360.
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ENGL-265*/0.5 Selected Women Writers II 3L
A study of English, American and Canadian women writers of the 20th century. See also ENGL 205*.
Also offered as a distance course. Consult Continuing and Distance Studies.
PREREQUISITE    WMNS 101*, WMNS 102*, GNDS 120* (or WMNS 120*), or WMNS 225*, or a minimum of 65 per cent in 1.0 100-level ENGL credit (as stated above), or year 3 or 4 standing in any department or program.
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ENGL-269/1.0 Contemporary Literature 3L
Studies in representative British, American, and Canadian authors from World War II to the present.
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ENGL-275/1.0 American Literature 3L
A survey of American prose and poetry from the Puritans to the present.
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ENGL-280/1.0 Canadian Literature to Mid-Century 3L
A study of genres and forms prominent in English-Canadian writing. Texts may range from the earliest writing in English in Canada up to the 1960s.
EXCLUSIONS    ENGL 284*, ENGL 285*.
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ENGL-282/1.0 Postcolonial Literatures 3L
A comparative study of representative works by Postcolonial writers.
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ENGL-283/1.0 Contemporary Canadian Literature 3L
A survey of English-Canadian poetry and fiction from the 1970s to the present.
EXCLUSIONS    ENGL 284*, ENGL 285*.
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ENGL-284*/0.5 Canadian Prose Fiction 3L
A study of Canadian fiction, including novels and/or short fiction by such writers as Atwood, Callaghan, Laurence, MacLennan, Munro, Ondaatje and Richler.
EXCLUSIONS    ENGL 280, ENGL 283.
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ENGL-285*/0.5 Canadian Poetry 3L
A study of Canadian poetry, including such writers as Klein, Purdy, Birney, Page, Atwood, and Carson.
EXCLUSIONS   ENGL 280, ENGL 283.
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ENGL-292/1.0 Introduction to Literary Criticism and Theory 3L
Emphasizes literary, rhetorical, and critical terminology, the variety of critical approaches, and the ways in which critical practices (e.g., of editing, interpretation, or evaluation) are related to literary theory. Surveys works of literary theory ranging from ancient to contemporary times.
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IDIS-303*/0.5 Mathematics and Poetry 3L
For a complete description, see Interdisciplinary Studies.
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IDIS-304*/0.5 British Studies I 3L
For a complete description, see Interdisciplinary Studies.
Offered only at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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IDIS-305*/0.5 British Studies II 3L
For a complete description, see Interdisciplinary Studies.
Offered only at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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PREREQUISITE FOR ALL 300-LEVEL SEMINAR COURSES
In accordance with Academic Regulation 23c, students who have completed 6.0 or more credits in a major concentration or 4.0 or more in a medial concentration, but who have not attained the average required for admission to honours (see earlier in this chapter), may be denied entry to 300-level courses.
 
To take 300-level English courses one must be enrolled in an ENGL BAH program (medial or major) or in a Special Field Concentration with a primary concentration in English, or have permission of the Undergraduate Chair. One must also have a minimum of 65 per cent in each of 3.0 previous English credits, with an average of 70 per cent or better in these 3.0 credits.
 
NOTE    300-level credit will not be granted for courses completed by correspondence.
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ENGL-303/1.0 Studies in Women Writers 3S
Not a survey, but a closely focused course on women's writing in English. The topic for the course varies, sometimes taking a thematic approach, sometimes concentrating on a historical period. In the latter case it may be taken to fulfil the requirement in that period.
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ENGL-304/1.0 Old Norse 3S
An introduction to the language, literature, and culture of medieval Scandinavia in the Viking Age. Fall Term: A rapid survey of Old Icelandic morphology and literary texts in E.V.Gordon's Introduction to Old Norse. Winter Term: A complete saga. May be offered jointly with ENGL 822. PREREQUISITE    Permission of the Department; not normally open to first-year students.
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ENGL-305/1.0 Introduction to Beowulf 3S
A brief introduction to the Anglo-Saxon (Old English) language and the Anglo-Saxon age, followed by a close study of Beowulf, the first masterpiece of English literature. Comparative readings in translation. May be offered jointly with ENGL 820.
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ENGL-311/1.0 Middle English Literature 3S
A study of the poetry, drama, and prose of late medieval Britain. Texts are read in Middle English; language training is provided. Readings may include the dramatic cycles, Arthurian romance, Chaucer and his successors, women's writing, spiritual writing, historiography, and the culture of political and religious dissent.
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ENGL-312*/0.5 Topics in Medieval Literature I 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    ENGL 312* and ENGL 313* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 2 credit.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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ENGL-313*/0.5 Topics in Medieval Literature II 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    ENGL 312* and ENGL 313* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 2 credit.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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ENGL-321/1.0 Renaissance Poetry and Prose 3S
A study of Renaissance poetry and prose but excluding drama, with emphasis on the works of Sidney, Spenser, Shakespeare, Donne, and Milton. Such writers as More, Marlowe, Nashe, Jonson, and Bacon may be included.
EXCLUSION    ENGL 221.
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ENGL-323*/0.5 Topics in Renaissance Literature 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    ENGL 323* and ENGL 328* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 3 credit.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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ENGL-326/1.0 Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama 3S
The development of English drama from 1580 to 1642 with emphasis on Shakespeare, but including plays by such writers as Lyly, Greene, Marlowe, Dekker, Jonson, Marston, Beaumont and Fletcher, Webster, and Massinger.
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ENGL-328*/0.5 Topics in Renaissance Drama 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    ENGL 323* and ENGL 328* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 3 credit.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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ENGL-341/1.0 Restoration and 18th-Century Literature 3S
A study of poetry, drama, and prose of the major writers of the period.
EXCLUSION    ENGL 241.
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ENGL-342*/0.5 Topics in Restoration and 18th-Century Literature I 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    ENGL 342* and ENGL 343* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 4 credit.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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ENGL-343*/0.5 Topics in Restoration and 18th-Century Literature II 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    ENGL 342* and ENGL 343* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 4 credit.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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ENGL-345/1.0 Restoration and 18th-Century Drama 3S
A study of Dryden, Congreve, Gay, Goldsmith, and Sheridan among others. Plays will be examined in relation to social and cultural values and to the tradition of English dramatic literature.
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ENGL-346/1.0 Prose Fiction of the 18th Century 3S
A study of the origins of the English novel from Restoration romances to the gothic novel. Emphasis falls on tracing the development of narrative forms and their relation to social-cultural history.
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ENGL-350/1.0 Romantic Literature 3S
An intensive study of the Romantics with emphasis on the works of Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, and Keats.
EXCLUSION    ENGL 250.
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ENGL-352/1.0 Romance Revival to Romantic Novel in English 3S
A Romantics course emphasizing romance and gothic traditions, beginning with the scholarly revival of romance in the mid-eighteenth century and culminating with the historical romance of the early nineteenth.
NOTE    May be counted in an Honours concentration as a Group 4 credit or Group 5 credit but not as both.
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ENGL-353*/0.5 Topics in Romanticism I   3S
For detailed information, consult the Department. 
NOTE    ENGL 353* and ENGL 354* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 5 credit. 
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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ENGL-354*/0.5 Topics in Romanticism II 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department. 
NOTE    ENGL 353* and ENGL 354* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 5 credit. 
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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ENGL-355/1.0 Victorian Literature 3S
A study of representative works by major writers.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
EXCLUSION    ENGL 255.
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ENGL-356/1.0 Prose Fiction of the 19th Century 3S
A study of the 19th-century novel dealing with selected writers from Jane Austen to Thomas Hardy. Some non-fictional prose materials may be included.
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ENGL-358*/0.5 Topics in Victorian Literature I 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    ENGL 358* and ENGL 359* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 5 credit.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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ENGL-359*/0.5 Topics in Victorian Literature II 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    ENGL 358* and ENGL 359* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 5 credit.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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ENGL-360/1.0 Modern British Literature 3S
A study of modern British and Irish poems, plays, and novels.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
EXCLUSIONS    ENGL 260, ENGL 261*, ENGL 262*.
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ENGL-361*/0.5 Topics in Modern Literature I 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    Any two of ENGL 361*, ENGL 362*, ENGL 367*, ENGL 368*, ENGL 377*, ENGL 378* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 7 credit.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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ENGL-362*/0.5 Topics in Modern Literature II 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    Any two of ENGL 361*, ENGL 362*, ENGL 367*, ENGL 368*, ENGL 377*, ENGL 378* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 7 credit.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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ENGL-365/1.0 Modern Poetry 3S
A study of some major modern British and American poets. Some Canadian poets may be included.
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ENGL-366/1.0 Literary Modernism 3S
A study of the theory and practice of modernist writers in Britain and North America. Texts will include theoretical manifestoes as well as creative writing. Some attention will be given to the modernist movement in other arts.
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ENGL-367*/0.5 Topics in Contemporary Literature I 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    Any two of ENGL 361*, ENGL 362*, ENGL 367*, ENGL 368*, ENGL 377*, ENGL 378* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 7 credit.
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ENGL-368*/0.5 Topics in Contemporary Literature II 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    Any two of ENGL 361*, ENGL 362*, ENGL 367*, ENGL 368*, ENGL 377*, ENGL 378* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 7 credit.
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ENGL-369/1.0 Prose Fiction of the 20th Century 3S
A study of experimental novels of the modern period including works by James, Conrad, Ford, Lawrence, Woolf, Faulkner, and Joyce. In some years the number of authors may be limited to five or six.
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ENGL-375/1.0 American Literature 3S
Studies in American fiction, poetry, and drama. Content may vary, but will not overlap significantly with the content of ENGL 275.
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ENGL-377*/0.5 Topics in American Literature I  3S
For detailed information, consult the Department. 
NOTE    Any two of ENGL 361*, ENGL 362*, ENGL 367*, ENGL 368*, ENGL 377*, ENGL 378* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 7 credit.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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ENGL-378*/0.5 Topics in American Literature II 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department. 
NOTE    Any two of ENGL 361*, ENGL 362*, ENGL 367*, ENGL 368*, ENGL 377*, ENGL 378* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 7 credit.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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ENGL-380/1.0 Literature and Culture in Canada 3S
Studies in Canadian fiction, poetry, and literary criticism in relation to recurring concerns within Canadian cultural history.
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ENGL-381*/0.5 Topics in Indigenous Literatures I 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    Any two of ENGL 284*, ENGL 285*, ENGL 381*, ENGL 383*, ENGL 384*, ENGL 385*, ENGL 386*, ENGL 388* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 Group 8 credit.
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ENGL-382/1.0 Postcolonial Literatures: Theory and Practice 3S
This course focuses on postcolonial literary theory and practice in literature written in English in former British colonies. The course considers the various ways in which postcolonial traditions have altered notions of what constitutes literary language to meet the demands of their immediate contexts.
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ENGL-383*/0.5 Topics in Postcolonial Literature I 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    Any two of ENGL 284*, ENGL 285*, ENGL 381*, ENGL 383*, ENGL 384*, ENGL 385*, ENGL 386*, ENGL 388* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 Group 8 credit.
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ENGL-384*/0.5 Topics in Postcolonial Literature II 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    Any two of ENGL 284*, ENGL 285*, ENGL 381*, ENGL 383*, ENGL 384*, ENGL 385*, ENGL 386*, ENGL 388* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 Group 8 credit.
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ENGL-385*/0.5 Topics in Canadian Literature I 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    ENGL 385* and ENGL 386* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 8 credit.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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ENGL-386*/0.5 Topics in Canadian Literature II 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    ENGL 385* and ENGL 386* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 8 credit.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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ENGL-388*/0.5 Topics in Indigenous Literatures II 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    Any two of ENGL 284*, ENGL 285*, ENGL 381*, ENGL 383*, ENGL 384*, ENGL 385*, ENGL 386*, ENGL 388* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 Group 8 credit.
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ENGL-389/1.0 Context North America 3S
This course will consider aspects of the two major English-speaking cultures in North America through a comparative study of their literatures. The content may vary, in terms of period and genre as well as critical approach, but the aim will be to discern how cultural similarities and differences are reflected in individual works written by Canadian and American writers.
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ENGL-393/1.0 Studies in Literary Criticism A 3S
Studies in representative critical theories from antiquity onwards, with special emphasis on modern criticism both in its theoretical and practical aspects.
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ENGL-394/1.0 Studies in Literary Criticism B 3S
For a complete description, see ENGL 393.
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ENGL-396*/0.5 Topics in Literary Criticism and Theory I  3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    Any two of ENGL 396*, ENGL 397*, ENGL 398*, and ENGL 399* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 9 credit.
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ENGL-397*/0.5 Topics in Literary Criticism and Theory II 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    Any two of ENGL 396*, ENGL 397*, ENGL 398*, and ENGL 399* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 9 credit.
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ENGL-398*/0.5 Topics in Literary Criticism and Theory III 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department. 
NOTE    Any two of ENGL 396*, ENGL 397*, ENGL 398*, and ENGL 399* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 9 credit.
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ENGL-399*/0.5 Topics in Literary Criticism and Theory IV 3S
For detailed information, consult the Department.
NOTE    Any two of ENGL 396,* ENGL 397*, ENGL 398*, and ENGL 399* may be taken to fulfill 1.0 300-level Group 9 credit.
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ENGL-590*/0.5 Honours Essay
A critical essay of at least 7500 words on a topic of the student's choice, written under the supervision of a faculty member. For additional information, students should consult the Department, preferably in the spring of their third year. Open only to students in the final year of a major or medial concentration in English. PREREQUISITE    Permission of the Department and a minimum of 70 per cent in at least 4.0 previous English credits with a minimum average of 80 per cent in these 4.0 credits. The 80 per cent requirement may be waived in exceptional cases by request of the essay's faculty supervisor.
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