Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

Courses


Course Numbering

0001-0999* Pre-University level introductory courses
1000-1999 Year 1 courses
2000-4999 Senior-level undergraduate courses
5000-5999 Professional Degree courses in Dentistry, Education, Law, Medicine and Theology (MTS, MDiv)
6000-6999 Courses offered by Continuing Studies
9000-9999 Graduate Studies courses

* These courses are equivalent to pre-university introductory courses and may be counted for credit in the student's record, unless these courses were taken in a preliminary year. They may not be counted toward essay or breadth requirements, or used to meet modular admission requirements unless it is explicitly stated in the Senate-approved outline of the module.


Suffixes

no suffix 1.0 course not designated as an essay course
A 0.5 course offered in first term
B 0.5 course offered in second term
A/B 0.5 course offered in first and/or second term
E 1.0 essay course
F 0.5 essay course offered in first term
G 0.5 essay course offered in second term
F/G 0.5 essay course offered in first and/or second term
H 1.0 accelerated course (8 weeks)
J 1.0 accelerated course (6 weeks)
K 0.75 course
L 0.5 graduate course offered in summer term (May - August)
Q/R/S/T 0.25 course offered within a regular session
U 0.25 course offered in other than a regular session
W/X 1.0 accelerated course (full course offered in one term)
Y 0.5 course offered in other than a regular session
Z 0.5 essay course offered in other than a regular session

Glossary


Prerequisite

A course that must be successfully completed prior to registration for credit in the desired course.


Corequisite

A course that must be taken concurrently with (or prior to registration in) the desired course.


Antirequisite

Courses that overlap sufficiently in course content that both cannot be taken for credit.


Essay Courses

Many courses at Western have a significant writing component. To recognize student achievement, a number of such courses have been designated as essay courses and will be identified on the student's record (E essay full course; F/G/Z essay half-course).


Principal Courses

A first year course that is listed by a department offering a module as a requirement for admission to the module. For admission to an Honors Specialization module or Double Major modules in an Honors Bachelor degree, at least 3.0 courses will be considered principal courses.



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English


Combines communication skills through a cross-curricular approach. Students explore complex content from a range of subject areas to gain the foundation required to purposefully read in order to present information and formulate written arguments. Students engage in critical and analytical thinking through readings, and develop listening strategies through class discussions.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Preliminary Year program at Brescia University College.

Extra Information: 8 class/lecture hours, 2 tutorial hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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This course is designed to introduce the student to the study of literature, including poetry, short stories, novels and plays. The course will encourage a critical approach to literature, with special attention to essay writing skills.

Antirequisite(s): Grade 12U.

Prerequisite(s): Grade 11U English (or equivalent).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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By studying a broad range of exciting and important literary works from the past and present, this course will increase your understanding and appreciation not just of the richness and power of the works themselves, but also of the role of literature in reflecting and shaping our perceptions of the world and of ourselves.

Antirequisite(s): English 1022E, English 1035E.

Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron King's Brescia

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By studying a broad range of exciting and important literary works from the past and present, this course will increase your understanding and appreciation not just of the richness and power of the works themselves, but also of the role of literature in reflecting and shaping our perceptions of the world and of ourselves.

Antirequisite(s): English 1022E, English 1035E.

Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus Huron King's

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By studying a broad range of exciting and important literary works from the past and present, this course will increase your understanding and appreciation not just of the richness and power of the works themselves, but also of the role of literature in reflecting and shaping our perceptions of the world and of ourselves.

Antirequisite(s): English 1022E, English 1035E.

Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus King's Brescia

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By studying a broad range of exciting and important literary works from the past and present, this course will increase your understanding and appreciation not just of the richness and power of the works themselves, but also of the role of literature in reflecting and shaping our perceptions of the world and of ourselves.

Antirequisite(s): English 1022E, English 1035E.

Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus Huron Brescia

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This course provides an enriched survey of the major genres, historical periods, and critical approaches to English for students with a particular interest in literature and culture. In lecture and small group tutorials, you will study poetry, prose, and drama with special emphasis on developing superior analytical and writing skills.

Antirequisite(s): English 1020E, English 1035E.

Prerequisite(s): 85% or better in Grade 12U English or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours. Note: Students who successfully complete English 1022E and who enroll in the Honors Specialization module are exempt from the former English 2307E. However, they must replace it with another 1.0 English course numbered 2200 or above to meet the total of 10.0 courses required for this module.

Course Weight: 1.00
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An introduction to the study of a selection of fiction ranging from the Greek epic to the modern novel, including both short and longer forms; and a variety of fictional modes and narrative techniques. Major authors studied include Homer, Swift, Austen, Dickens, Dostoevsky, and Virginia Woolf.


Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron King's Brescia

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An introduction to the study of a selection of fiction ranging from the Greek epic to the modern novel, including both short and longer forms; and a variety of fictional modes and narrative techniques. Major authors studied include Homer, Swift, Austen, Dickens, Dostoevsky, and Virginia Woolf.


Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus Huron King's

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An introduction to the study of a selection of fiction ranging from the Greek epic to the modern novel, including both short and longer forms; and a variety of fictional modes and narrative techniques. Major authors studied include Homer, Swift, Austen, Dickens, Dostoevsky, and Virginia Woolf.


Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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This course is also offered at:

Western Main Campus King's Brescia

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An introduction to the study of a selection of fiction ranging from the Greek epic to the modern novel, including both short and longer forms; and a variety of fictional modes and narrative techniques. Major authors studied include Homer, Swift, Austen, Dickens, Dostoevsky, and Virginia Woolf.


Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus Huron Brescia

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Storytelling defines who we are and our relation to the community, the nation, and the world. This course explores the rich and diverse traditions of storytelling: such as, oral tales, short stories, classic fiction, and graphic novels. Instruction by lecture and tutorials; emphasis on developing strong analytical and writing skills.

Antirequisite(s): English 1024E, English 1036E.

Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Huron King's Brescia

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Storytelling defines who we are and our relation to the community, the nation, and the world. This course explores the rich and diverse traditions of storytelling: such as, oral tales, short stories, classic fiction, and graphic novels. Instruction by lecture and tutorials; emphasis on developing strong analytical and writing skills.

Antirequisite(s): English 1024E, English 1036E.

Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus Huron King's

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Storytelling defines who we are and our relation to the community, the nation, and the world. This course explores the rich and diverse traditions of storytelling: such as, oral tales, short stories, classic fiction, and graphic novels. Instruction by lecture and tutorials; emphasis on developing strong analytical and writing skills.

Antirequisite(s): English 1024E, English 1036E.

Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course is also offered at:

Western Main Campus King's Brescia

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Storytelling defines who we are and our relation to the community, the nation, and the world. This course explores the rich and diverse traditions of storytelling: such as, oral tales, short stories, classic fiction, and graphic novels. Instruction by lecture and tutorials; emphasis on developing strong analytical and writing skills.

Antirequisite(s): English 1024E, English 1036E.

Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus Huron Brescia

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This course explores a particular theme, mode, or genre of storytelling. Consult the Department of English for details of current course offerings. Instruction is by lecture and tutorials; emphasis on developing strong analytical and writing skills.

Antirequisite(s): English 1024E, English 1036E.

Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Huron King's Brescia

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This course explores a particular theme, mode, or genre of storytelling. Consult the Department of English for details of current course offerings. Instruction is by lecture and tutorials; emphasis on developing strong analytical and writing skills.

Antirequisite(s): English 1024E, English 1036E.

Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course is also offered at:

Western Main Campus Huron King's

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This course explores a particular theme, mode, or genre of storytelling. Consult the Department of English for details of current course offerings. Instruction is by lecture and tutorials; emphasis on developing strong analytical and writing skills.

Antirequisite(s): English 1024E, English 1036E.

Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course is also offered at:

Western Main Campus King's Brescia

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This course explores a particular theme, mode, or genre of storytelling. Consult the Department of English for details of current course offerings. Instruction is by lecture and tutorials; emphasis on developing strong analytical and writing skills.

Antirequisite(s): English 1024E, English 1036E.

Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus Huron Brescia

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This course will examine, both formally and historically, the major generic groupings of literature: poetry, fiction, and drama. Its focus will be on the different kinds of reading that these demand. It will develop students' analytical skills through intensive and extensive reading and through writing that employs logical argument and an understanding of basic critical concepts.

Antirequisite(s): English 1020E, English 1022E.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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An introduction to the study of narrative from the classical epic to contemporary film. Narrative forms such as myth, fable, parable, epic, romance, novel, satire, case-history, short story, and film will be examined in order to understand the distinguishing features of each form, but also the historical development of narrative art.


Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Combining the study of classic literature with works of current cultural importance, such as graphic novels and film, this course explores how our world and our lives are formed and informed by the stories we tell.

Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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The English Literature unit of the King's Foundations in Western Thought and Civilization is supplemented by the study of art and music. It investigates influential works of literature from ancient to modern times through an interdisciplinary perspective, with special focus on innovations in literary form and cultural contexts.

Prerequisite(s): Must be registered in the King's Foundations in Western Thought and Civilization, or the former Foundations in the Humanities. Corequisite(s): History 1901E and Philosophy 1901E.

Extra Information: 3 hours. There may be additional costs associated with field trips.

Course Weight: 1.00
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"If Shakespeare were alive today, he'd be writing for television." This course addresses the many forms of popular culture, including television, music, popular fiction and film, urban myths, and celebrities. The aim of this course is to encourage students to develop a critical understanding of all aspects of popular culture.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's Brescia

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"If Shakespeare were alive today, he'd be writing for television." This course addresses the many forms of popular culture, including television, music, popular fiction and film, urban myths, and celebrities. The aim of this course is to encourage students to develop a critical understanding of all aspects of popular culture.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus King's

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"If Shakespeare were alive today, he'd be writing for television." This course addresses the many forms of popular culture, including television, music, popular fiction and film, urban myths, and celebrities. The aim of this course is to encourage students to develop a critical understanding of all aspects of popular culture.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus Brescia

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This course addresses the complex nature of leadership represented in key works of literature and culture, from Malory to Alice Munro, Shakespeare to David Mamet. We will focus on the ethical dilemmas and moral choices faced by leaders to ask what role a leader plays: hero, manager, thinker, strategist, artist, figurehead, authority?

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course examines key cultural works and events that reflect the complexities of group leadership, from Shakespeare to Busby Berkeley, Conrad to Coetzee. We will focus on how various groups and group events - nations, empires, corporations, revolutions, mobs, flash mobs - organize themselves, for better or worse.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Though science and religion may seem poles apart, the admixture of physics and metaphysics has a long history in SF, from its originary text, Frankenstein, to such recent SF bestsellers as Robert J. Sawyer's Calculating God. This course will explore the range of ways SF deals with religious themes.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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What makes a great book a great book? This survey course offers students a literary world tour of classic novels primarily in English but also in translation, tracing the history and aesthetics of long-form fiction from its roots in the Early Modern period to the present day.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2500E.

Extra Information: 3 hours. NOTE: may not be counted as an elective toward any English module.

Course Weight: 1.00
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This course explores the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien (The Lord of the Rings), C.S. Lewis (The Chronicles of Narnia), and their circle in relation to the western literary tradition; genres such as fantasy, science fiction, and detective fiction; and the twentieth-century historical context.

Antirequisite(s): English 2337F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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The relationship between women and utopia/dystopia can be traced from Margaret Cavendish’s The Blazing World, and extends to tomorrow. This course will explore the history of feminist utopian/dystopian fiction, including works by Cavendish, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Joanna Russ, Ursula K. Le Guin, Marge Piercy, Margaret Atwood, Suzanne Collins, and others.

Antirequisite(s): English 2877F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Selected works of literature and film representing a variety of genres and historical-cultural periods are studied to consider how film- makers have adapted literary works into cinema.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 3-hour screening

Course Weight: 0.50
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Literary and cinematic works studied from a variety of points of view and in a variety of contexts: e.g. narrative, popular culture, genre, period, intertextuality, author/auteur.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 3-hour screening.

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Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Readings from significant books written for children, selected primarily for literary quality. Some attention will be given to the historic evolution of "Children's Literature" as a separate class, but the principal aim of the course will be to consider the nature and development of the two major genres: nonsense verse and romance.

Antirequisite(s): English 2730F/G (King's).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron King's Brescia

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Readings from significant books written for children, selected primarily for literary quality. Some attention will be given to the historic evolution of "Children's Literature" as a separate class, but the principal aim of the course will be to consider the nature and development of the two major genres: nonsense verse and romance.

Antirequisite(s): English 2730F/G (King's).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus Huron King's

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Readings from significant books written for children, selected primarily for literary quality. Some attention will be given to the historic evolution of "Children's Literature" as a separate class, but the principal aim of the course will be to consider the nature and development of the two major genres: nonsense verse and romance.

Antirequisite(s): English 2730F/G (King's).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus King's Brescia

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Readings from significant books written for children, selected primarily for literary quality. Some attention will be given to the historic evolution of "Children's Literature" as a separate class, but the principal aim of the course will be to consider the nature and development of the two major genres: nonsense verse and romance.

Antirequisite(s): English 2730F/G (King's).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus Huron Brescia

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An introduction to as many images of our civilization as possible: poetry, prose, fiction, social documentaries, plays, autobiographies. Texts are chosen from works in both English and French (in translation). This material is informally related to our painting, music and films through the use of slides and tapes.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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In this course, students participating in a major Western theatre production explore in theory and practice approaches to text in performance. Only students working as an actor, director, stage manager, assistant stage manager, lighting, set or costume designer may enrol. Permission of the Chair of Undergraduate Studies required to enrol.

Antirequisite(s): English 2041F/G if taken prior to September 2014.

Extra Information: 3 lecture/tutorial hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will explore the sacred texts of different cultural traditions (for example, the Bible, the Qu'ran, and the Torah) and consider their impact on English literature.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to contemporary Canadian writing in both established and experimental forms. The focus of the course will be on recurrent themes, images, and writing strategies in Canadian writing from 1970 to the present, and on their relationship to both Canadian literary traditions and international currents of thought.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Brescia

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An introduction to contemporary Canadian writing in both established and experimental forms. The focus of the course will be on recurrent themes, images, and writing strategies in Canadian writing from 1970 to the present, and on their relationship to both Canadian literary traditions and international currents of thought.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus

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Extra Information: 3 hours.

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From Mary Shelley's Frankenstein to Ridley Scott's Blade Runner, a consideration of the history and development of science fiction. Will include science fiction themes such as the Other, new technologies, chaos theory, cybernetics, paradoxes of space/time travel, first contact, and alien worlds.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's

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From Mary Shelley's Frankenstein to Ridley Scott's Blade Runner, a consideration of the history and development of science fiction. Will include science fiction themes such as the Other, new technologies, chaos theory, cybernetics, paradoxes of space/time travel, first contact, and alien worlds.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus

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A study of the purposes and historical origins of fantasy, and modern developments in fantasy: alternate worlds, horror or ghost stories, sword & sorcery, heroic fantasy. May include writers such as Tolkien, Simmons, Peake, Herbert, Beagle, Rowling.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's

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A study of the purposes and historical origins of fantasy, and modern developments in fantasy: alternate worlds, horror or ghost stories, sword & sorcery, heroic fantasy. May include writers such as Tolkien, Simmons, Peake, Herbert, Beagle, Rowling.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus

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An examination of major utopian and dystopian texts. Will concern ways in which humanity has tried to imagine a perfect world, fix the current world, or construct an exaggerated version of the world in order to demonstrate its flaws and weaknesses.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's

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An examination of major utopian and dystopian texts. Will concern ways in which humanity has tried to imagine a perfect world, fix the current world, or construct an exaggerated version of the world in order to demonstrate its flaws and weaknesses.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus

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An introduction to the study of popular mystery and detective fiction through the reading of a selection of texts by writers from a variety of national literatures and historical periods, and using a variety of critical approaches. Major authors studied may include Poe, Doyle, Christie, Hammett, Engel, Grafton, Mosley.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Horror has mass appeal, producing a contemporary culture saturated in images of blood for entertainment's sake. This course looks at horror since World War II, primarily in literature but also in film, video, dance, and photography. It asks: what anxieties does horror register? How do monsters reflect what terrifies us?

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Many medieval heroes and villains are alive today: Thor, Loki, Beowulf, Joan of Arc, Richard the Lionheart, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Robin Hood, Arthur, Mordred, Hildegard of Bingen, Sylvester II. This course will investigate these real-life and literary figures, considering their construction in medieval texts, and their reconstruction through the ages.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Please consult the Department for current offerings.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron King's

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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus King's

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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus Huron

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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Huron

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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus

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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Huron

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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus

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Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's

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Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron

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Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's

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Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Huron

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Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's

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Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Huron

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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Literary representations of crime both reflect and influence changing notions of criminality, policing and justice. This course will trace developments in crime writing in English from the 18th century to the present. Among the sub-genres to be considered are criminal biographies, Newgate novels, detective fiction, true-crime novels, and serial-killer narratives.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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This course offers students an opportunity to survey links among different literary traditions and innovations across such geographic regions as Asia, Africa, Australia, South America, and the Caribbean. Through close reading of literary texts written in English, students will explore how cultures produce different--often competing--ways of making meaning.

Antirequisite(s): English 2361E, English 2362F/G and English 2363F/G, English 2601E, English 3884E, or the former English 2310E.

Prerequisite(s): Any 0.5 essay course, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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The modern period is marked by social, political, and aesthetic tensions. How does theatre remain relevant amidst these pressures, especially as the stage gives way first to the cinema, then to the TV screen, and now to the internet? We will look at texts spanning 1890 to the present day.

Antirequisite(s): English 2450E or English 3556E.

Prerequisite(s): Any 0.5 essay course, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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A survey of the novel, chiefly English and American, but including Continental texts, from Cervantes to the present day. Exploration of the nature of this genre is combined with critical examination of each work. It is wise to read as many of the texts as possible before the course begins.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2500E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in any 1000-level or above “E” or combination of two 1000-level or above “F/G” courses from any department in the faculties of Arts and Humanities, Information and Media Studies (FIMS), or Music, or from the Department of Anthropology, the Department of History, the Department of Political Science, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron King's Brescia

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A survey of the novel, chiefly English and American, but including Continental texts, from Cervantes to the present day. Exploration of the nature of this genre is combined with critical examination of each work. It is wise to read as many of the texts as possible before the course begins.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2500E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus Huron King's

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A survey of the novel, chiefly English and American, but including Continental texts, from Cervantes to the present day. Exploration of the nature of this genre is combined with critical examination of each work. It is wise to read as many of the texts as possible before the course begins.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2500E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus King's Brescia

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A survey of the novel, chiefly English and American, but including Continental texts, from Cervantes to the present day. Exploration of the nature of this genre is combined with critical examination of each work. It is wise to read as many of the texts as possible before the course begins.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2500E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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This course examines the short story as a genre, ranging from the prose poem and short-short story to the novella, from the realistic to the allegorical and weird. Reading selections from the nineteenth century to the present, we will identify the literary strategies that make this form so effective.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2511F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in any 1000-level or above “E” or combination of two 1000-level or above “F/G” courses from any department in the faculties of Arts and Humanities, Information and Media Studies (FIMS), or Music, or from the Department of Anthropology, the Department of History, the Department of Political Science, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Students will examine cultural studies approaches, in national and international Human Rights contexts, to a variety of creative practices including testimony, graphic novels, photography, film and performance. Topics for discussion may include trauma and subjectivity, the representations of atrocity, and the enabling of diversity and empowerment through creativity.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2264E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in any 1000-level or above “E” or combination of two 1000-level or above “F/G” courses from any department in the faculties of Arts and Humanities, Information and Media Studies (FIMS), or Music, or from the Department of Anthropology, the Department of History, the Department of Political Science, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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A study of sport as portrayed through works of fiction, non-fiction, short stories and poetry whose central focus is sport. The principal aim of the course is to examine the nature and significance of sport through a survey of sport literature with an emphasis on the novel.

Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 3378F/G, the former English 2680F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in any 1000-level or above “E” or combination of two 1000-level or above “F/G” courses from any department in the faculties of Arts and Humanities, Information and Media Studies (FIMS), or Music, or from the Department of Anthropology, the Department of History, the Department of Political Science, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in any 1000-level or above “E” or combination of two 1000-level or above “F/G” courses from any department in the faculties of Arts and Humanities, Information and Media Studies (FIMS), or Music, or from the Department of Anthropology, the Department of History, the Department of Political Science, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Please consult Department for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in any 1000-level or above “E” or combination of two 1000-level or above “F/G” courses from any department in the faculties of Arts and Humanities, Information and Media Studies (FIMS), or Music, or from the Department of Anthropology, the Department of History, the Department of Political Science, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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An introduction to important issues in the history of literary criticism and theory from Plato to the twentieth century.

Antirequisite(s): English 2235A/B.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Huron King's Brescia

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An introduction to important issues in the history of literary criticism and theory from Plato to the twentieth century.

Antirequisite(s): English 2235A/B.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus Huron King's

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An introduction to important issues in the history of literary criticism and theory from Plato to the twentieth century.

Antirequisite(s): English 2235A/B.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus King's Brescia

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An introduction to important issues in the history of literary criticism and theory from Plato to the twentieth century.

Antirequisite(s): English 2235A/B.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus Huron Brescia

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This course builds on the historical foundations of English 2200F/G to concentrate on important issues in contemporary literary theory and criticism. English 2200F/G is recommended as preparation for English 2201F/G.

Antirequisite(s): English 2236F/G, the former English 2210F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course builds on the historical foundations of English 2200F/G to concentrate on important issues in contemporary literary theory and criticism. English 2200F/G is recommended as preparation for English 2201F/G.

Antirequisite(s): English 2236F/G, the former English 2210F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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An introduction to important issues and concepts in the theory and analysis of poetry from different periods.

Antirequisite(s): English 2230F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's Brescia

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An introduction to important issues and concepts in the theory and analysis of poetry from different periods.

Antirequisite(s): English 2230F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus King's

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An introduction to important issues and concepts in the theory and analysis of poetry from different periods.

Antirequisite(s): English 2230F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus Brescia

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An introduction to important issues and concepts in the theory and analysis of narrative from different periods.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2220F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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An introduction to important issues and concepts in the theory and analysis of narrative from different periods.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2220F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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An introduction to important issues and concepts in the theory and analysis of narrative from different periods.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2220F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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An introduction to important issues and concepts in the theory and analysis of narrative from different periods.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2220F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course examines literary and other kinds of cultural texts written in English before 1700.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of any 1000-level English course, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course examines literary and other kinds of cultural texts written in English during this two hundred year period.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of any 1000-level English course, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to important issues and concepts in the theory and analysis of poetry from different periods.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to important issues and concepts in the theory and analysis of poetry from different periods. Student work will include some creative writing elements that engage with and apply the technical and theoretical elements of the course.

Antirequisite(s): English 2202F/G, English 2230F/G.

Prerequisite: At least 60% in 1.0 English courses from 1020-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An historical introduction to the theory and criticism of literature. Texts by figures such as Plato, Aristotle, Horace, Augustine, Dante, Sidney, Johnson, Wordsworth, Arnold, T.S. Eliot, Sigmund Freud, Virginia Woolf, Cleanth Brooks and others are considered in relation to such topics as representation, form and structure, history, society, and gender.

Antirequisite(s): English 2200F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A survey of major developments in literary theory since the mid-century. Discussion will deal with texts and ideas associated with such movements as structuralism, feminism, neo-Marxism, post-Freudian psychoanalytical theory, new historicism, deconstruction, postmodernism and post-colonialism.

Antirequisite(s): English 3888E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A survey of fiction and poetry by noted Catholic authors, focusing on their literary achievements and on spiritual/religious issues in their works. Since not all of these authors have been comfortable with the label "Catholic Writer," the course also examines reasons for and reactions against this kind of labeling.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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This course investigates the connections between literary story-telling and psychological storytelling, between stories that authors tell about characters and the stories that we tell about ourselves. Examining key psychoanalytical literary texts, this course considers the extent to which psychoanalytic theory employs literary to explain the workings of the unconscious.

Antirequisite(s): English 2061F/G (2014-15), (2013-14); English 2061F/G (2016-17).

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or English 1901E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course examines non-fictional accounts of the relationship between water (its management and mythology) and the development of diverse civilizations. This course alternates between historical examples from around the world and a specific focus on the Great Lakes Basin, including a group project for improving the ecology of the Thames.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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An introduction to existentialist literature from its roots in nineteenth century philosophy through its emergence as a major influence on modern and postmodern literature. Selected major philosophical and literary texts from the nineteenth and twentieth century, some in translation, will be covered.

Antirequisite(s): Philosophy 2017E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in English 1020E, or 1022E, or 1024E, or 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or 1036E

Extra Information: 2 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Introduction to the major modes of literary and cultural theory, and the prevailing issues within them pertaining to medium and form, gender and sexuality, race and nation, culture and history.

Antirequisite(s): English 2236F/G; the former English 2210F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of any 1000-level English course, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course investigates the changing forms of literature produced in the British Isles from the Middle Ages to the present. It addresses key movements and styles through careful analysis of both major authors, such as Shakespeare, Austen, Woolf, or Yeats, and some less well-known yet engaging figures.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2307E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's Brescia

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This course investigates the changing forms of literature produced in the British Isles from the Middle Ages to the present. It addresses key movements and styles through careful analysis of both major authors, such as Shakespeare, Austen, Woolf, or Yeats, and some less well-known yet engaging figures.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2307E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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This course investigates the changing forms of literature produced in the British Isles from the Middle Ages to the present. It addresses key movements and styles through careful analysis of both major authors, such as Shakespeare, Austen, Woolf, or Yeats, and some less well-known yet engaging figures.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2307E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Introduction to the works of such writers as More, Spenser, Sidney, Marlowe and Shakespeare in relation to the social, political and aesthetic contexts of the time.

Antirequisite(s): English 2301E, the former English 3224E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will focus on a particular author, theme, movement, or literary form from the period.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3224E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to the works of such writers as Donne, Jonson, Herbert, Marvell, and Milton, in relation to the social, political, and aesthetic contexts of the time.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2304E, the former English 3224E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will focus on a particular author, theme, movement, or literary form from the period.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3224E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will focus on a particular author, theme, movement, or literary form from the period.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3334E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Works of representative men and women writers of poetry, fiction, and prose. An introduction to the spirit of a rebellious age and its manifestations in literary art.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2321E and the former English 3444E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will focus on a particular author, theme, movement, or literary form from the period.

Antirequisite(s): the former English 3444E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A survey of selected poetry, fiction, and prose by men and women writers designed to introduce students to the diversity of an age notable for its experimentation in literary forms and subjects, for its defences of individual liberty, and for its affirmations of women's rights.

Antirequisite(s): English 2325F/G and the former English 3444E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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A reading of works of poetry, fiction, and prose by representative men and women writers. The course examines continuities with the previous age as well as innovations in literary forms and subjects.

Antirequisite(s): English 2324E and the former English 3444E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will focus on a particular author, theme, movement, or literary form from the period.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3444E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Poets such as Hardy, Edward Thomas, Owen, Yeats, Eliot, Auden, and Dylan Thomas; and novelists such as Galsworthy, Lawrence, Joyce, Woolf, Greene and Bowen are read in relation to the major movements and events of the period: Decadence, Symbolism, Imagism, World War I, the Depression, Fascism and World War II.

Antirequisite(s): English 2332F/G and the former English 3554E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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An introduction to poetry and prose of authors representative of modernism, the literature of the World Wars and inter-war years.

Antirequisite(s): English 2331E and the former English 3554E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Works by post-war and contemporary writers such as Larkin, Amis, Sillitoe, Burgess, Hughes, Fowles, Byatt, Ackroyd, Swift, Heaney and D'Aguiar are studied in relation to the major movements and traditions of 20c literature, but also to post-war social, cultural, and political changes in the U.K.

Antirequisite(s): English 2335F/G and the former English 3554E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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An introduction to poets such as Larkin, Hughes, Heaney, and Boland, and novelists such as Fowles, Lessing, Murdoch, and Ackroyd. Discussion will relate the works to social, cultural and political developments in the U.K. from the post-war period to the present.

Antirequisite(s): English 2334E and the former English 3554E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will focus on a particular author, theme, movement, or literary form from the period.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3554E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course explores the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien (The Lord of the Rings), C.S. Lewis (The Chronicles of Narnia), and their circle in relation to the western literary tradition; genres such as fantasy, science fiction, and detective fiction; and the twentieth-century historical context.

Antirequisite(s): English 2023A/B.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E; or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G; or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or English 1901E, or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to works by some major American authors from the Puritan era to the late 19th century and to some of the significant ideas and techniques in their works. The course explores various aspects of pre-twentieth century American myth-making structures and the attitudes presented by American writers towards prevailing national self-definitions.

Antirequisite(s): English 2342F/G and English 3664E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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An introduction to works by some major American authors from the Puritan era to the late 19th century and to some of the significant ideas and techniques in their works.

Antirequisite(s): English 2341E and English 3664E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course will focus on a particular author, theme, movement, or literary form from the period.

Antirequisite(s): English 3664E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Works by significant 20c American authors will be read in relation to the ways that their ideas and techniques express evolving conceptions of American identity.

Antirequisite(s): English 2345F/G and English 3664E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to works by some major American authors from the late 19th century to the present and to some of the significant ideas and techniques in their works.

Antirequisite(s): English 2344E and English 3664E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will focus on a particular author, theme, movement, or literary form from the period.

Antirequisite(s): English 2342F/G and English 3664E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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The study of Canadian literature in English from World War I to the present. Poetry, prose and fiction will be studied in relation to Canadian writers' responses to international modernism, Canadian society during the inter-war and war years, the nationalist movement of the post-war era, and postmodernism.

Antirequisite(s): English 3774E , the former English 2355F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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This course offers an in-depth study of an author, theme, movement or literary form during the period.

Antirequisite(s): English 3774E, the former English 2352F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course charts the development of the gothic in English culture in the nineteenth century, including texts by Mary Shelley, Jane Austen, Emily Brontë, Bram Stoker, and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, as well as artwork by William Blake, Henry Fuseli and others. The course will examine historical, theoretical, and artistic contexts.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or English 1901E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to the international scope of literature written in English. Selected works of fiction, drama, and poetry from a variety of post-colonial societies will be studied in relation to the histories of those societies and the development of the forms.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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A selection of significant works from a variety of post-colonial literatures.

Antirequisite(s): English 2361E and English 3884E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course will focus on the writing of a particular author or group of authors from a regional culture, or on a theme, movement, or literary form in post-colonial writing.

Antirequisite(s): English 3884E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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The study of selected works by Shakespeare and some of his contemporaries in relation to theatrical, social, and historical contexts. Histories, comedies, and tragedies will be included.

Antirequisite(s): English 2372F/G and English 2430E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A close study of at least six plays by Shakespeare representing the three main types: history, comedy, and tragedy.

Antirequisite(s): English 2371E and English 2430E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A close study of individual plays or groups of plays by Shakespeare in relation to his dramatic career, to the theatre of his time, or to the historical reception of his work.

Antirequisite(s): English 2430E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to a variety of plays by Shakespeare's contemporaries and successors. Evolving traditions and genres and the social and theatrical contexts will be examined.

Antirequisite(s): the former English 2420E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course investigates the development of British literature from the Middle Ages to the present. It addresses key movements and styles through analysis of major authors, such as Shakespeare, Austen, and Yeats. Student work includes some creative writing elements that engage with the technical and thematic concerns of the course.

Antirequisite(s): English 2301E and the former English 2307E.

Prerequisite: At least 60% in 1.0 English courses from 1020-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A survey of forms of drama and an introduction to the main principles of dramatic art, with selected aspects of dramatic history and dramatic genres and their development. Includes study of plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Aristophanes, Shakespeare, O'Neill, Brecht, Beckett and others.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron King's

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A survey of forms of drama and an introduction to the main principles of dramatic art, with selected aspects of dramatic history and dramatic genres and their development. Includes study of plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Aristophanes, Shakespeare, O'Neill, Brecht, Beckett and others.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's Brescia

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A survey of forms of drama and an introduction to the main principles of dramatic art, with selected aspects of dramatic history and dramatic genres and their development. Includes study of plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Aristophanes, Shakespeare, O'Neill, Brecht, Beckett and others.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron Brescia

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This course offers a survey of important texts and authors from the Puritan and Revolutionary periods to the present. It addresses not only the major movements and styles of American literature associated with such authors as Poe, Dickinson, Twain, Hemingway, and Morrison, but also the innovative work of less familiar Indigenous and ethnic authors.


Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's Brescia

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This course offers a survey of important texts and authors from the Puritan and Revolutionary periods to the present. It addresses not only the major movements and styles of American literature associated with such authors as Poe, Dickinson, Twain, Hemingway, and Morrison, but also the innovative work of less familiar Indigenous and ethnic authors.


Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus King's

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This course offers a survey of important texts and authors from the Puritan and Revolutionary periods to the present. It addresses not only the major movements and styles of American literature associated with such authors as Poe, Dickinson, Twain, Hemingway, and Morrison, but also the innovative work of less familiar Indigenous and ethnic authors.


Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus Brescia

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Selected plays from the Medieval period to the closing of the theatres in 1642. Consult the Department for offerings.


Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A study of major directions in modern theatre and drama with special emphasis upon the plays of Ibsen, Chekhov, Strindberg, Brecht, Beckett and Pinter.

Prerequisite(s): English 1020E, English 1022E or English 1024E with min 60%.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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An introduction to the study of twentieth-century American theatre and drama from O'Neill to the present.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to English- language Canadian drama and theatre history from ship-board theatricals of 1583 to contemporary Canadian theatre (with emphasis on the latter). Topics include political satire, symphonic expressionism, workers' theatre, regionalism, collective creations, docudrama, and feminism.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A survey of important works from colonial times to the present. It addresses the movements and styles associated with both canonical and less familiar authors. Student work includes creative writing elements that engage with the technical and thematic concerns of the course. Antirequisite: English 2401E, English 2341E, English 2342F/G, English 2343F/G, English 2344E, English 2345F/G, English 2346F/G and English 3664E, or the former English 2308E.

Prerequisite: At least 60% in 1.0 English courses from 1020-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information:3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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What does literature tell us about the making of a nation and its citizens? Spanning the period from imperial exploration to Confederation to the present day, this course examines Canada’s vibrant literary culture. Students will encounter a diverse range of genres and authors, from accounts of early explorers to current internationally acclaimed and award-winning writers.

Antirequisite(s): English 2354E, English 2356F/G and English 3774E, or the former English 2309E, the former English 2351E, the former English 2352F/G, the former English 2353F/G, the former English 2355F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's Brescia

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What does literature tell us about the making of a nation and its citizens? Spanning the period from imperial exploration to Confederation to the present day, this course examines Canada’s vibrant literary culture. Students will encounter a diverse range of genres and authors, from accounts of early explorers to current internationally acclaimed and award-winning writers.

Antirequisite(s): English 2354E, English 2356F/G and English 3774E, or the former English 2309E, the former English 2351E, the former English 2352F/G, the former English 2353F/G, the former English 2355F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus King's

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What does literature tell us about the making of a nation and its citizens? Spanning the period from imperial exploration to Confederation to the present day, this course examines Canada’s vibrant literary culture. Students will encounter a diverse range of genres and authors, from accounts of early explorers to current internationally acclaimed and award-winning writers.

Antirequisite(s): English 2354E, English 2356F/G and English 3774E, or the former English 2309E, the former English 2351E, the former English 2352F/G, the former English 2353F/G, the former English 2355F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus Brescia

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A study of English poetry in a variety of particular contexts: e.g., genre, historical period, culture, or author.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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May include science fiction and film, science fiction and popular culture, Canadian science fiction, short stories, scientific theories and science fiction. Consult Department for current course offerings.

Prerequisite(s): One of English 2071F/G, English 2072F/G, English 2073F/G or at least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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May include science fiction and film, science fiction and popular culture, Canadian science fiction, short stories, scientific theories and science fiction. Consult Department for current course offerings.

Prerequisite(s): One of English 2071F/G, English 2072F/G, English 2073F/G or at least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Please consult the department for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of any 1000-level English course, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of any 1000-level English course, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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The course is based on Genesis, Exodus, Samuel, and Kings. Other parts of the Bible are examined as interpretive responses to these books.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2035E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Huron King's

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The course is based on Genesis, Exodus, Samuel, and Kings. Other parts of the Bible are examined as interpretive responses to these books.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2035E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus King's

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The course is based on Genesis, Exodus, Samuel, and Kings. Other parts of the Bible are examined as interpretive responses to these books.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2035E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus Huron

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This course offers students a great opportunity to survey of the links between and among different literary traditions and innovations across such diverse geographic regions as Asia, Africa, Australia, South America, and the Caribbean. Through close reading of literary texts written in English, students will explore how cultures produce different--often competing--ways of making meaning.

Antirequisite(s): English 2101, English 2361E, English 2362F/G, English 2363F/G and English 3884E, or the former English 2310E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's Brescia

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This course offers students a great opportunity to survey of the links between and among different literary traditions and innovations across such diverse geographic regions as Asia, Africa, Australia, South America, and the Caribbean. Through close reading of literary texts written in English, students will explore how cultures produce different--often competing--ways of making meaning.

Antirequisite(s): English 2101, English 2361E, English 2362F/G, English 2363F/G and English 3884E, or the former English 2310E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus King's

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This course offers students a great opportunity to survey of the links between and among different literary traditions and innovations across such diverse geographic regions as Asia, Africa, Australia, South America, and the Caribbean. Through close reading of literary texts written in English, students will explore how cultures produce different--often competing--ways of making meaning.

Antirequisite(s): English 2101, English 2361E, English 2362F/G, English 2363F/G and English 3884E, or the former English 2310E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus Brescia

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An introduction to Biblical and Classical materials that are essential to an understanding of English literature. Topics include: changes in the concept of the individual and of society; developments ion Platonism and Hellenism in the Christian period; classical concepts of history; the educational and social role of the seven liberal arts.

Antirequisite(s): CLC 1020.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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An introduction to background texts that are essential to an understanding of current textual practices in English.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of any 1000-level English course, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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A survey of prominent, canonical texts in Western literature chosen to help students acquire a foundation upon which they can pursue further studies in the Humanities. This course addresses key biblical texts, as well mythological and classical works by authors such as Homer, Virgil, Ovid, Dante, Boccaccio, etc.

Antirequisite(s): French 2213E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

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The course will focus on the representation of women in the literature of different historical periods, literature by women, the problematic of the female author and the impact of feminist criticism on English Studies. Specific content will vary from year to year depending on the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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The course will focus on the representation of women in the literature of different historical periods, literature by women, the problematic of the female author and the impact of feminist criticism on English Studies. Specific content will vary from year to year depending on the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Students will read texts written for children in order to map changing perceptions of childhood from the 1700s to 1914 - to understand what effects these works were intended to produce, what controversies they generated, and what ideas they embodied about education, adult-child relations, class, nationality, gender and race.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Students will read texts written for children in order to map changing perceptions of childhood from the 1950s to the present - to understand what effects these works were intended to produce, what controversies they generated, and what ideas they embodied about education, adult-child relations, class, nationality, gender and race.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's

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Students will read texts written for children in order to map changing perceptions of childhood from the 1950s to the present - to understand what effects these works were intended to produce, what controversies they generated, and what ideas they embodied about education, adult-child relations, class, nationality, gender and race.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of any 1000-level English course, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of any 1000-level English course, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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The relationship between women and utopia/dystopia can be traced from Margaret Cavendish's The Blazing World, and extends to tomorrow. This course will explore the history of feminist utopian/dystopian fiction, including works by Cavendish, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Joanna Russ, Ursula K. Le Guin, Marge Piercy, Margaret Atwood, Suzanne Collins, and others.

Antirequisite(s): English 2024A/B.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or English 1901E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to some of the major themes and forms of Old and Middle English literature, with particular emphasis on Beowulf, Chaucer and his contemporaries, and the Arthurian tradition.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3118F/G and the former English 3119F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3.0 hours.

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This course explores how Romantic and Victorian novelists, poets, essayists, and dramatists consider issues such as nature and imagination, science and rationalism, gender and sexuality, nation and empire, industry and work, prophecy and vision. Antirequisite:, English 2322F/G, English 2323F/G, English 2324E, English 2325F/G, English 2326F/G, English 3368E and the former English 2321E , the former English 3444E.

Prerequisite: At least 60% in 1.0 English courses from 1020-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours

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An introduction to critical debates in twentieth-century feminist literary theory. Students will study (1) the diversity of feminist approaches to literature, literary production, the politics of language, questions of genre and subjectivity; and (2) the intersections among feminist literary theories, postcolonialism, Marxism, anti-racist criticism, queer theory, and post-structuralism.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2240F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to cultural studies methodology and theory, and the history of cultural studies as a discipline.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2250F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to cultural studies methodology and theory, and the history of cultural studies as a discipline.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2250F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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An examination of the history, practice, and goals of cultural studies in various national, paranational, and diasporic contexts, with attention to Australia, Britain, Canada, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Nigeria, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Trinidad, and the United States, and to cultural studies contributions to critical and postcolonial theory.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2260F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course considers the figure of the posthuman as it emerges in the work of contemporary theorists. Beginning with an attempt to define the posthuman, it will then move to answer a series of critical questions regarding what is at stake in posthumanism’s critique of the humanist subject.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course explores key concepts in critical race theory, focusing on: cultural constructions of race and their connection to settler colonialism and imperialism; the links between race, class, gender, and sexuality; processes of racialization; whiteness as an “invisible” category; the hypervisibility of racialized subjects; and anti-racist cultural production.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course offers advanced study in a narrowly defined area of theory and criticism. Specific content will vary from year to year depending on the instructor. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course offers advanced study in a narrowly defined area of theory and criticism. Specific content will vary from year to year depending on the instructor. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course offers an advanced study in a more narrowly defined area of cultural studies. Specific content will vary from year to year depending on the instructor. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An advanced study of important topics in one or more mode of literary and cultural theory.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of any 1000-level English course, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: English 2265F/G (Introduction to Theory) is strongly recommended as preparation for this course.

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This intensive study of five Shakespeare dramas considers each play through a range of media. The central group project has students experience Shakespeare by designing a digital edition of a chosen scene, performing that scene both live and as video production, and creating blogs to reflect on their acts of making.

Antirequisite(s): English 2373F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of any 1000-level English course, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A study of the historical development of English phonology, morphology, orthography and syntax from Old English to the modern period. At the same time, we examine the changing roles of English (commercial, literary, and administrative) and the different varieties of the language available to its many speakers.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3001.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron

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A study of the historical development of English phonology, morphology, orthography and syntax from Old English to the modern period. At the same time, we examine the changing roles of English (commercial, literary, and administrative) and the different varieties of the language available to its many speakers.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3001.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus

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Studying the language and literature of England a millennium ago, we will move from introducing the language to simple prose texts to the poetry of the Exeter and Vercelli Books, and for most of the second term to the study of Beowulf.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3012.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or Medieval Studies 1022, or both of Medieval Studies 1025A/B and Medieval Studies 1026A/B, or the former Medieval Studies 1020E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron

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Studying the language and literature of England a millennium ago, we will move from introducing the language to simple prose texts to the poetry of the Exeter and Vercelli Books, and for most of the second term to the study of Beowulf.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3012.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or Medieval Studies 1022, or both of Medieval Studies 1025A/B and Medieval Studies 1026A/B, or the former Medieval Studies 1020E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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The authority of crown, family, and church, and even the texts that supported those institutions, was questioned in the late medieval period. While introducing the Middle English language, this course will explore how Geoffrey Chaucer and his contemporaries used literature to critique social and political institutions.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3116E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course explores representations of love and desire in the culture of Europe from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries. While introducing the Middle English language, we will read romances, dream visions, mystical visions, love letters, and plays in their scientific, historical, and religious contexts.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3116E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course is an introduction to some of the major texts and themes of Middle English literature, with an emphasis on Chaucer and his contemporaries. Examples of medieval drama, romances, texts from the Arthurian tradition, and medieval autobiography and letter-writing may also be included.

Antirequisite(s): English 3114E, the former English 3115E, the former English 3116E, the former English 3118F/G or the former English 3119F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's

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This course is an introduction to some of the major texts and themes of Middle English literature, with an emphasis on Chaucer and his contemporaries. Examples of medieval drama, romances, texts from the Arthurian tradition, and medieval autobiography and letter-writing may also be included.

Antirequisite(s): English 3114E, the former English 3115E, the former English 3116E, the former English 3118F/G or the former English 3119F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Brescia

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This course allows for further study in medieval literature beyond the introductory level. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's

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This course allows for further study in medieval literature beyond the introductory level. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus

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Love and desire are complicated emotions, both today and in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. We will examine the profuse complexity of Renaissance love poetry, by men and women, queer and straight, including writers such as Shakespeare, Wroth, Donne, Barnfield, Spenser, Wyatt, Sidney, Marlowe, Herrick, Carew, Suckling, Marvell, and Philips.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This half-course will examine such topics as Milton’s grand style, Satan, epic heroism (is Paradise Lost an epic or anti-epic?), the nature of innocence, what it means to “fall,” and whether there can be a “fortunate fall.” Attention will also be paid to seventeenth-century politics, science and astronomy.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3224E, the former English 3228F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course examines witchcraft, magic, and the emergence of science in a variety of dramatic and/or non-dramatic English Renaissance texts. These may include, but not be limited to, works by Shakespeare, Marlowe, Jonson, Middleton, Spenser, Milton, Donne, Bacon and Burton, as well as select contemporaneous witchcraft, exorcism, and demonology pamphlets.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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The decades following Shakespeare’s retirement witnessed the production of some extraordinary drama. This half-course will range from dark tragedies, by authors such as Middleton and Ford, to improbable romances by the likes of Heywood and Fletcher. Island princesses, miraculous reunions, lycanthropy, bloody murders, sexual obsession, and redemption lie in wait.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course considers literary and cultural responses to death from the period 1590 to 1670. It explores the philosophical and theological understandings of death in the period, funeral and mourning customs, and then the literary treatment of death in such writers as Shakespeare, Donne, Milton, and Sir Thomas Browne.

Prerequisite(s): English 1020E, or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1901E. At least a 70% overall average in English courses. Or by permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Brescia

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This course considers literary and cultural responses to death from the period 1590 to 1670. It explores the philosophical and theological understandings of death in the period, funeral and mourning customs, and then the literary treatment of death in such writers as Shakespeare, Donne, Milton, and Sir Thomas Browne.

Prerequisite(s): English 1020E, or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1901E. At least a 70% overall average in English courses. Or by permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This half-course will explore four major plays through a range of media including early and later print, staged performance, film, and live stream. Study of Shakespeare as text and performance will include students annotating, editing and staging scenes, and creating websites and/or blogs to reflect on their acts of making.

Antirequisite(s): Theatre Studies 3327A/B.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Poetry and prose from the renaissance/early modern period, covering a range of male and female authors, such as More, Sidney, Spenser, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Lanyer, Donne, Jonson, Wroth, Herbert, Herrick, Marvell, and Milton; examination of their individual achievements will be combined with studies of form and genre, and the surrounding historical context.

Antirequisite(s): English 2302F/G, English 2303F/G, English 2305F/G, English 2306F/G, and the former English 2304E, the former English 3224E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron King's

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Poetry and prose from the renaissance/early modern period, covering a range of male and female authors, such as More, Sidney, Spenser, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Lanyer, Donne, Jonson, Wroth, Herbert, Herrick, Marvell, and Milton; examination of their individual achievements will be combined with studies of form and genre, and the surrounding historical context.

Antirequisite(s): English 2302F/G, English 2303F/G, English 2305F/G, English 2306F/G, and the former English 2304E, the former English 3224E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's Brescia

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Poetry and prose from the renaissance/early modern period, covering a range of male and female authors, such as More, Sidney, Spenser, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Lanyer, Donne, Jonson, Wroth, Herbert, Herrick, Marvell, and Milton; examination of their individual achievements will be combined with studies of form and genre, and the surrounding historical context.

Antirequisite(s): English 2302F/G, English 2303F/G, English 2305F/G, English 2306F/G, and the former English 2304E, the former English 3224E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron Brescia

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Poetry and prose from the golden age of English literature: More, Sidney, Spenser, Shakespeare, Marlowe, Donne, Jonson, Herbert, Marvell, and Milton; examination of their individual achievements will be combined with studies of form and genre in the period, with developing theories about the nature of literature, and with the surrounding historical context.

Antirequisite(s): English 2302F/G, English 2303F/G, English 2305F/G, English 2306F/G, or the former English 2304E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's Brescia

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Poetry and prose from the golden age of English literature: More, Sidney, Spenser, Shakespeare, Marlowe, Donne, Jonson, Herbert, Marvell, and Milton; examination of their individual achievements will be combined with studies of form and genre in the period, with developing theories about the nature of literature, and with the surrounding historical context.

Antirequisite(s): English 2302F/G, English 2303F/G, English 2305F/G, English 2306F/G, or the former English 2304E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus King's

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Poetry and prose from the golden age of English literature: More, Sidney, Spenser, Shakespeare, Marlowe, Donne, Jonson, Herbert, Marvell, and Milton; examination of their individual achievements will be combined with studies of form and genre in the period, with developing theories about the nature of literature, and with the surrounding historical context.

Antirequisite(s): English 2302F/G, English 2303F/G, English 2305F/G, English 2306F/G, or the former English 2304E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus Brescia

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Shakespeare remains one of the most influential of English writers. This course studies twelve plays across a range of genres. Instructors may integrate theatre-oriented exercises and/or other dramatic or non-dramatic material, depending on individual emphasis. When possible, the teaching program will include an autumn theatre trip.

Antirequisite(s): English 2371E, English 2372F/G, English 2373F/G, English 2430E and the former English 3227E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's Brescia

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Shakespeare remains one of the most influential of English writers. This course studies twelve plays across a range of genres. Instructors may integrate theatre-oriented exercises and/or other dramatic or non-dramatic material, depending on individual emphasis. When possible, the teaching program will include an autumn theatre trip.

Antirequisite(s): English 2371E, English 2372F/G, English 2373F/G, English 2430E and the former English 3227E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus King's

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Shakespeare remains one of the most influential of English writers. This course studies twelve plays across a range of genres. Instructors may integrate theatre-oriented exercises and/or other dramatic or non-dramatic material, depending on individual emphasis. When possible, the teaching program will include an autumn theatre trip.

Antirequisite(s): English 2371E, English 2372F/G, English 2373F/G, English 2430E and the former English 3227E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus Brescia

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Shakespeare invented few of the plots of his plays; instead he used others’ writing. Later artists (including stage and film directors, playwrights, and novelists) have likewise drawn on Shakespeare's plays as inspiration. This half-course explores this range of “Shakespearean adaptation” through close study of two or three major plays.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Seventeenth-century England saw enormous changes in the distribution of money. Dramatists responded in diverse ways to the social disruption caused by new patterns of wealth and impoverishment. Plays studied on this half-course present cityscapes populated by predators and swindlers, nostalgic evocations of lordly hospitable practices, and meditations on greed.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An event-based course where students disseminate their ideas in a public forum. Possible examples may include: an undergraduate conference, a dramatic performance, a communitybased roundtable, an interactive website.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of any 1000-level English course, or permission of the Department.

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A hive of playwrights, among them Shakespeare, produced a wealth of new theatrical writing in Renaissance England. This year-long course groups six plays by Shakespeare with six relatedplays by writers such as Marlowe, Kyd, Fletcher, Jonson, and Massinger, all of whom, like Shakespeare, flourished in the professional theatres.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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The opening of the English professional theatres produced many of the greatest authors of British literary history, including Marlowe, Jonson, Webster, and Middleton. This course explores twelve plays in the context of the period's cultural and political upheavals. Instructors may contextualize the drama by considering Medieval forebears or closet drama.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2420E, and the former English 3226E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's

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The opening of the English professional theatres produced many of the greatest authors of British literary history, including Marlowe, Jonson, Webster, and Middleton. This course explores twelve plays in the context of the period's cultural and political upheavals. Instructors may contextualize the drama by considering Medieval forebears or closet drama.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 2420E, and the former English 3226E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Brescia

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Poetry and prose from the golden age of English literature: More, Sidney, Spenser, Shakespeare, Marlowe, Donne, Jonson, Herbert, Marvell, and Milton; examination of their individual achievements will be combined with studies of form and genre, with developing theories about the nature of literature, and with the surrounding historical context.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's

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Poetry and prose from the golden age of English literature: More, Sidney, Spenser, Shakespeare, Marlowe, Donne, Jonson, Herbert, Marvell, and Milton; examination of their individual achievements will be combined with studies of form and genre, with developing theories about the nature of literature, and with the surrounding historical context.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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The restoration of the monarchy in 1660 ushered in a new and sometimes frightening era of philosophical, social, and sexual freedom. This course explores Libertinism, a subversive doctrine that challenged cultural and sexual norms, through the poems, plays, and prose of the late 17th and early 18th centuries.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course examines what it means to be a person in the eighteenth century, and how women and men, Afro-Britons and whites express themselves. We explore the role of soul, mind, and body as aspects of personhood and how different genres (philosophical essay, autobiography, and imaginative fiction) demarcate that state.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this historical period. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course will introduce you to a tumultuous age of trenchant satire, witty sexual comedy, and public controversy. Topics covered will include: the emergence of the modern novel, the rise of the woman author, and the relationship between nature, the imagination, and sensibility.

Antirequisite(s): English 2316F/G, the former English 2311E, the former English 2312F/G, the former English 2313F/G, the former English 2314E, the former English 2315F/G, the former English 3334E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's

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This course will introduce you to a tumultuous age of trenchant satire, witty sexual comedy, and public controversy. Topics covered will include: the emergence of the modern novel, the rise of the woman author, and the relationship between nature, the imagination, and sensibility.

Antirequisite(s): English 2316F/G, the former English 2311E, the former English 2312F/G, the former English 2313F/G, the former English 2314E, the former English 2315F/G, the former English 3334E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Brescia

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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this historical period. However, it may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's

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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this historical period. However, it may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will explore a narrow topic within Restoration or eighteenth-century literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's Brescia

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This course will explore a narrow topic within Restoration or eighteenth-century literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus King's

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This course will explore a narrow topic within Restoration or eighteenth-century literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus Brescia

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During the nineteenth century novels became the privileged medium in which British society viewed itself as a whole made up of interrelated parts. The period also saw unprecedented change in novelistic technique and in the business of publishing novels. This course will study these and other developments in prose fiction.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Revolt, radicalism, counter-revolution, reaction, reformation; hope, crisis, peace, war, invention, imagination, catastrophe, wonder, terror. What shadows did revolution cast upon the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries? This course examines a range of texts that reflect Romantic and post-Romantic transformations, upheavals, and reversals in aesthetic, socio-political, scientific, and/or psychological thought and writing.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Nineteenth century philosophers celebrated the individual, but the period also saw the emergence of new forms of social control in politics, the market, and the workplace. This course examines the individual’s relation to society and the world in nineteenth-century English literature. Besides fiction, it may include poetry, drama, and non-fiction.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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In the nineteenth century, women readers and women writers were an important part of the new mass market for English literature, often leading in the emergent campaign for women’s rights. This course will discuss these and other issues in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry by women from the 1790s to 1900.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this historical period, but narrower in focus than English 3368E. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this historical period. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's

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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this historical period. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course studies the detective figure in nineteenth-century literature and culture. Possible topics include: the science of deduction; evidence and forensic practices; panopticism and the society of surveillance; the role of the detective in policing boundaries or race, class, and gender. May also include later film and tv adaptations.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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From the dawning awareness of the Anthropocene in late Enlightenment geology to the Eugenicist novels of a century later, the life sciences shaped literature and were in turn shaped by their cultural milieu. This course will discuss the relation between science and English literature in the century of Darwin.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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In this seminar, students will study Frankenstein (1818) in dialogue with other Romantic texts by Mary Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Percy Bysshe Shelley. The course examines dialogues within and between Romantic texts, and it reconfigures influence as dialogue.

Prerequisite(s): English 1020E, or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1901E. At least a 70% overall average in English courses. Or by permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Jane Austen is the most important novelist of the Regency period and arguably one of the most important English novelists of any period. This course will examine Austen’s six novels in light of the contemporary issues that informed them and various critical approaches that illuminate them.

Prerequisite(s): English 1020E, or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1901E. At least a 70% overall average in English courses. Or by permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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From revolution to evolution, this course explores how Romantic and Victorian literature shaped the modern world. Through the study of major novelists, poets, essayists, and dramatists, we will consider issues such as nature and imagination, science and rationalism, gender and sexuality, nation and empire, industry and work, prophecy and vision.

Antirequisite(s): English 2322F/G, English 2323F/G, English 2324E, English 2325F/G, English 2326F/G and the former English 2321E, the former English 3444E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron King's

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From revolution to evolution, this course explores how Romantic and Victorian literature shaped the modern world. Through the study of major novelists, poets, essayists, and dramatists, we will consider issues such as nature and imagination, science and rationalism, gender and sexuality, nation and empire, industry and work, prophecy and vision.

Antirequisite(s): English 2322F/G, English 2323F/G, English 2324E, English 2325F/G, English 2326F/G and the former English 2321E, the former English 3444E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's Brescia

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From revolution to evolution, this course explores how Romantic and Victorian literature shaped the modern world. Through the study of major novelists, poets, essayists, and dramatists, we will consider issues such as nature and imagination, science and rationalism, gender and sexuality, nation and empire, industry and work, prophecy and vision.

Antirequisite(s): English 2322F/G, English 2323F/G, English 2324E, English 2325F/G, English 2326F/G and the former English 2321E, the former English 3444E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron Brescia

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This course will explore a narrow topic with nineteenth-century literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3445E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's Brescia

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This course will explore a narrow topic with nineteenth-century literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3445E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course is also offered at:

Western Main Campus King's

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This course will explore a narrow topic with nineteenth-century literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3445E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus Brescia

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Fascinated by innovation and revolution, modernism is obsessed with the new, celebrating the speed, alienation, and fragmentation of modernity. Yet it is also steeped in nostalgia, in a world dashed by modernity itself. This course offers a range of texts that explore modernist reimaginings of art, politics, psychology and identity.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3554E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Several contemporary poets and fiction writers express a profound dissatisfaction with traditional literary genres, preferring to focus on radical innovations in technique. This course examines a range of texts that offer a more clinical approach to writing, inspired by such structures as dreams, arbitrary constraints, and game theory.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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The Abbey Theatre in Dublin, site of new dramatic forms as well as political rioting, was at the centre of the Irish Literary Revival of the early twentieth century. This course examines the beginnings of the theatre in 1904 and explores the function of drama within the Irish literary tradition.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Pound cried “Make It New!” The modern and contemporary poet may attempt to define the radically “modern”, but many major poets — Eliot, Yeats, Pound, Heaney, Oswald — use history to define the modern experience. This course explores how history —mythological, literary, real — is “new”, how nostalgia defines the modern poet’s project.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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It is popularly assumed that decadence, as an artistic movement, died in the 1890s. The reports of its death in English literature, however, are greatly exaggerated. This course will examine the afterlives of decadence and its avatars, aestheticism and camp, in modernism, postmodernism, and beyond.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this historical period. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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This course is framed by the question “What does it mean to be modern?” To answer this question, we will explore problems of history, language, and genre in the work of writers like T.S. Eliot, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Mina Loy, Samuel Beckett, Jean Rhys, Julian Barnes, and Jeanette Winterson.

Antirequisite(s): English 2331E, English 2332F/G, English 2334E, English 2335F/G, English 2336F/G and the former English 2333F/G, the former English 3554E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron King's

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This course is framed by the question “What does it mean to be modern?” To answer this question, we will explore problems of history, language, and genre in the work of writers like T.S. Eliot, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Mina Loy, Samuel Beckett, Jean Rhys, Julian Barnes, and Jeanette Winterson.

Antirequisite(s): English 2331E, English 2332F/G, English 2334E, English 2335F/G, English 2336F/G and the former English 2333F/G, the former English 3554E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's Brescia

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This course is framed by the question “What does it mean to be modern?” To answer this question, we will explore problems of history, language, and genre in the work of writers like T.S. Eliot, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Mina Loy, Samuel Beckett, Jean Rhys, Julian Barnes, and Jeanette Winterson.

Antirequisite(s): English 2331E, English 2332F/G, English 2334E, English 2335F/G, English 2336F/G and the former English 2333F/G, the former English 3554E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Huron Brescia

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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this historical period. However, it may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's

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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this historical period. However, it may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus

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This course will explore a narrow topic within twentieth-century British or Irish literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3555E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's Brescia

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This course will explore a narrow topic within twentieth-century British or Irish literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3555E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course is also offered at:

Western Main Campus King's

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This course will explore a narrow topic within twentieth-century British or Irish literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3555E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus Brescia

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Pilgrims. Heretics. Witches. Revolutionaries. Luminaries. Activists. This course will examine topics in American literature before the Civil War, which may include the pressures of contact, the turbulence of the revolution, and the growing complexity of a new nation as it settles into patterns of territorial expansion, slavery, and literary output.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course offers advanced studies in American Literature produced before the Civil War. Specific content will vary from year to year depending on the instructor. Consult the Department for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course explores movements or genres with passionate followings and transgressive or countercultural themes. How did these cult traditions emerge and how can we explain their appeal? Topics may include religious or illicit countercultures, American gothic fiction, Beat literature, hard-boiled detective fiction, and sci fi.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course considers literature that produced, reflected, and reacted to the emergence of the various American civil rights movements. Approaches will vary but likely topics include: the revolution and founding; “Indian Removal” and indigenous rights; slavery, abolition, and Jim Crow; women’s rights and feminism; the sexual revolution and queer identity.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will explore a narrow topic within later American literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3665E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's Brescia

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This course will explore a narrow topic within later American literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3665E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus King's

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This course will explore a narrow topic within later American literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Antirequisite(s): The former English 3665E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus Brescia

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How does the American literary imagination engage contemporary issues? This course approaches recent American fiction and poetry to explore national identity, sexual and racial difference, social and economic injustice, and the significance of media technology. Readings may be accompanied by studies of contemporary visual culture and music.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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What is America, as a theatrical idea? How does the stage reflect the nation, its myths and aspirations? This course explores theatre as a “public art” form in the modern and contemporary United States, reading a variety of dramatists that may include Hansberry, Kushner, Miller, O’Neill, Parks, Williams, and Wilson.

Antirequisite(s): English 2460F/G and the former English 3666F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's Brescia

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What is America, as a theatrical idea? How does the stage reflect the nation, its myths and aspirations? This course explores theatre as a “public art” form in the modern and contemporary United States, reading a variety of dramatists that may include Hansberry, Kushner, Miller, O’Neill, Parks, Williams, and Wilson.

Antirequisite(s): English 2460F/G and the former English 3666F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus King's

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What is America, as a theatrical idea? How does the stage reflect the nation, its myths and aspirations? This course explores theatre as a “public art” form in the modern and contemporary United States, reading a variety of dramatists that may include Hansberry, Kushner, Miller, O’Neill, Parks, Williams, and Wilson.

Antirequisite(s): English 2460F/G and the former English 3666F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus Brescia

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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this national literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span than English 2401E, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this national literature, but narrower in focus than English 3664E. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's

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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this national literature, but narrower in focus than English 3664E. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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The modern period is marked by a number of social, political, and aesthetic tensions. How does theatre remain relevant amidst these pressures, especially as the stage gives way first to the cinema, then to the TV screen, and now to the internet? We will look at texts both canonical and non-canonical, spanning 1890 to the present day.

Antirequisite(s): English 2102, English 2450E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's Brescia

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The modern period is marked by a number of social, political, and aesthetic tensions. How does theatre remain relevant amidst these pressures, especially as the stage gives way first to the cinema, then to the TV screen, and now to the internet? We will look at texts both canonical and non-canonical, spanning 1890 to the present day.

Antirequisite(s): English 2102, English 2450E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus King's

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The modern period is marked by a number of social, political, and aesthetic tensions. How does theatre remain relevant amidst these pressures, especially as the stage gives way first to the cinema, then to the TV screen, and now to the internet? We will look at texts both canonical and non-canonical, spanning 1890 to the present day.

Antirequisite(s): English 2102, English 2450E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus Brescia

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Where is “here” for writers of migrant and diasporic heritages living in Canada? How does writing from “elsewhere” reshape collective understanding? These and other questions will be studied in vibrant and provocative works by such writers as Dionne Brand, Anita Rau Badami, Rawi Hage, Michael Ondaatje, and Kim Thuy.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course explores Canadian literature in relation to "multiculturalism," one of Canada's most celebrated and contested national attributes. Readings may include works published before and/or after the passing of the Official Multiculturalism Act in 1982, as well as critical debates about the term "multiculturalism" itself.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course will explore a narrow topic within post-confederation Canadian literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Antirequisite(s) at Main campus: English 3775E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's Brescia

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This course will explore a narrow topic within post-confederation Canadian literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Antirequisite(s) at Main campus: English 3775E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus King's

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This course will explore a narrow topic within post-confederation Canadian literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Antirequisite(s) at Main campus: English 3775E.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus Brescia

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This course explores the literary cultures of Southwestern Ontario, examining the ways local writing accesses the public, builds communities, relates people to their environment, and connects local, national, and transnational networks. Students develop critical, creative, and experiential perspectives and employ community engaged learning to develop course concepts beyond the classroom.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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We will explore a range of recent work produced on Toronto’s stages, the contexts in which that work is made, and its reception by reviewers, bloggers, and others. Students will read six to eight plays along with contextual material, and see at least two live performances in Toronto.

Antirequisite(s): Theatre Studies 3581F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this national literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's

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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this national literature. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course is a study of major works by significant American writers - Hawthorne, Melville, Whitman, Dickinson, James, Fitzgerald, Stevens and Faulkner among others. The course deals with American Literature from the Puritan era to the present day.


Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course will examine the diverse range of American women's writing and their contributions to the American tradition from the nineteenth century to the present. Representative writers will be studied, with emphasis on major figures such as Fuller, Alcott, Harper, Jewett, Gilman, Wharton, Cather, Welty, Angelou, H.D., Rich, and Morrison.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours

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This course engages with the cultures of storytelling and literary production of different Indigenous peoples across the globe. In reading this literature with attention to the distinct cultures, territories, and histories of particular Indigenous nations, this course will also consider what unites Indigenous peoples on an international level.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Students will study Indigenous writings including memoirs, graphic novels, poetry and prose. Students will also read theoretical materials on trauma and healing in decolonial contexts. Topics for discussion may include the land and environment, the missing and murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Idle No More, and language and literary revitalization.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course examines representations of LGBTQ figures in African literature, film, and political discourse, all of which have recently focused on LGBTQ identity when addressing ideas of Africa, and new national and transnational networks. We will explore creative responses to the legal and social predicaments faced by African sexual minorities.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to Postcolonial Literature, but narrower in focus than the general survey. It may concentrate on a particular geographical area, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both of English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's Brescia

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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to Postcolonial Literature, but narrower in focus than the general survey. It may concentrate on a particular geographical area, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course is also offered at:

Western Main Campus King's

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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to Postcolonial Literature, but narrower in focus than the general survey. It may concentrate on a particular geographical area, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course is also offered at:

Western Main Campus Brescia

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This course will introduce students to a diverse range of Indigenous cultural practices, primarily North American, which might include oral narratives, writings, and visual and performance materials. Students will also consider how these practices both shape and are shaped by specific historical and geographical contexts.

Antirequisite(s): First Nations Studies 3880F/G, the former English 3880F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or English 1022E or English 1024E or English 1035E or English 1036E or English 1042E or both English 1027F/G and English 1028F/G, or permission of the Department, or First Nations Studies 1020E.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to Global Literature. It may concentrate on a particular geographical area, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1000-1999, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50