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NB: Students in an English program who wish to take an introductory Shakespeare course must take ENGL 315 and not ENGL 215.  If you took ENGL 215 prior to declaring your English program on Minerva, however, that course may count retroactively towards your program requirements in one of:  pre-1800 courses; Major Author; Shakespeare; Renaissance.


Theory and Criticism

ENGL 317 Theory of English Studies 1 (Winter)

ENGL 319 Theory of English Studies 3  (Winter)

ENGL 322 Theories of the Text (Fall)

ENGL 345 Literature and Society—How Shakespeare Created Modern Society (Winter)

ENGL 346 Materiality and Sociology of the Text  (Fall)

 

Major Author Courses

ENGL 315 Shakespeare (Winter)

ENGL 316 Milton  (Fall)

ENGL 357 Chaucer- The Canterbury Tales (Winter)

ENGL 488 Special Topics in Communications and Mass Media: Janet Malcolm (Fall)

ENGL 404 Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature 1: Rabindranath Tagore (Winter)

ENGL 409 Studies in a Canadian Author: Alice Munro (Fall)

ENGL 416 Studies in Shakespeare (Politics of the Past: Writing the Nation in Shakespeare and his contemporaries (Winter)

ENGL 421 African Literature: Ngugi wa Thiong’o (Winter)

 

Literature before 1800

ENGL 301 Earlier 18th Century Novel (Fall)

ENGL 303 Restoration and 18th Century Literature 2: Poetry and Prose (Fall)

ENGL 304 Later Eighteenth Century Novel  (Winter)

ENGL 305 Renaissance English Literature 1: Elizabethan Romance (Fall)

ENGL 307 Renaissance English Literature 2 (Winter)

ENGL 309 English Renaissance Drama 2 (Fall)

ENGL 310 Restoration & 18th Century Drama (Fall)

ENGL 315 Shakespeare (Winter)

ENGL 316 Milton (Fall)

ENGL 337 Theme or Genre in Medieval Literature (Fall)

ENGL 342 Introduction to Old English (Fall)

ENGL 347 Great Writings of Europe 1: Homer, Virgil, Ovid (Fall)

ENGL 348 Great Writings of Europe 2 (Winter)

ENGL 357 Chaucer- The Canterbury Tales (Winter)

ENGL 416 Studies in Shakespeare (Politics of the Past: Writing the Nation in Shakespeare and his contemporaries) (35) (Winter)

ENGL 437 Studies in Literary Form: Autobiography and the Novel (Winter)

ENGL 447 Crosscurrents of English Literature and European Literature 1: The Adventures of Hercules (Fall)

ENGL 456 Middle English (Fall)

 

Canadian Literature

ENGL 333 Development of Canadian Poetry 2 (Fall)

ENGL 328 Development of Canadian Poetry 1 (Winter)

ENGL 409 Studies in a Canadian Author: Alice Munro (Fall)

ENGL 410 Theme or Movement in Canadian Literature: Ethical Readings in Canadian Literature (Winter)

ENGL 411 Studies in Canadian Fiction (Fall)

ENGL 440 First Nations and Inuit Literature and Media: Tomson Highway (Winter)

 

American Literature

ENGL 324 20th C. American Prose (Winter)

ENGL 326 19th-Century American Prose (Fall)

ENGL 419 Studies in 20th-Century Literature 1 (Winter)

 

Backgrounds of English Literature

ENGL 347 Great Writings of Europe 1: Homer, Virgil, Ovid (Fall)

ENGL 348 Great Writings of Europe 2 (Winter)

ENGL 437 Studies in Literary Form: Autobiography and the Novel (Winter)

ENGL 447 Crosscurrents of English Literature and European Literature 1: The Adventures of Hercules (Fall)

 

Old English

ENGL 342 Introduction to Old English (Fall)

 

Medieval

ENGL 337 Theme or Genre in Medieval Literature (Fall)

ENGL 348 Great Writings of Europe 2 (Winter)

ENGL 357 Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales (Winter)

ENGL 456 Middle English (Fall)

 

Renaissance

ENGL 305 Renaissance English Literature 1 (Fall)

ENGL 307 Renaissance English Literature 2 (Winter)

ENGL 309 English Renaissance Drama 2 (Fall)

ENGL 315 Shakespeare (Winter)

ENGL 316 Milton (Fall)

ENGL 416 Studies in Shakespeare (Politics of the Past: Writing the Nation in Shakespeare and his contemporaries)  (Winter)

ENGL 447 Crosscurrents of English Literature and European Literature 1: The Adventures of Hercules (Fall)

 

Restoration

ENGL 303 Restoration and 18th Century Literature: Poetry and Prose (Fall)

ENGL 310 Restoration & 18th Century Drama (Fall)

 

18th-Century Literature

ENGL 301 Earlier 18th-Century Novel (Fall)

ENGL 304 Later Eighteenth Century Novel (Winter)

ENGL 437 Studies in Literary Form: Autobiography and the Novel (Winter)

  

Romanticism

ENGL 332 Literature of the Romantic Period 2  (Winter)

 

Victorian

ENGL 329 English Novel of the Nineteenth Century 1 (Fall)

ENGL 330 English Novel of the Nineteenth Century 2 (Winter)

ENGL 404 Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature 1: Rabindranath Tagore (Winter)

ENGL 405 Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature 2: The Sensation Novel (Winter)

 

19th-Century American

ENGL 326 19th Century American Prose: Innocence (Fall) 

Early 20th Century

ENGL 328 Development of Canadian Poetry 1 (Winter)

ENGL 335 The 20th C. Novel 1 (Fall)

ENGL 404 Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature 1: Rabindranath Tagore (Winter)

 

Modern

ENGL 314 20th Century Drama (Fall)

ENGL 324 20th C. American Prose (Winter)

ENGL 328 Development of Canadian Poetry 1 (Winter)

ENGL 410 Theme or Movement in Canadian Literature: Ethical Readings in Canadian Literature (Winter)

ENGL 335 The 20th C. Novel 1 (Fall)

ENGL 361 Poetry of the 20th Century (Winter)

ENGL 385 Topics in Literature and Film: Solitude (Winter)

ENGL 414 Studies in 20th Century Literature: Women/Modernism (Fall)

ENGL 415 Studies in 20th Century Literature: The Messiah in Jewish and Christian 20th Century Literature (Winter)

ENGL 419 Studies in 20th Century Literature (Winter)

 

Postmodern

ENGL 320 Postcolonial Literature: Postcolonial Encounters (Fall)

ENGL 333 Development of Canadian Poetry 2 (Fall)

ENGL 336 The Twentieth Century Novel 2: The 20th Century Writes Back (Winter)

ENGL 361 Poetry of the 20th Century (Winter)

 

Contemporary

ENGL 320 Postcolonial Literature: Postcolonial Encounters (Fall)

ENGL 333 Development of Canadian Poetry 2 (Fall)

ENGL 336 The Twentieth Century Novel 2: The 20th Century Writes Back (Winter)

ENGL 409 Studies in a Canadian Author: Alice Munro (Fall)

ENGL 411 Studies in Canadian Fiction (Fall)

ENGL 421 African Literature: Ngugi wa Thiong’o (Winter)

ENGL 483 Seminar in the Film: Contemporary Narrative Film and Literature (Winter)

  

Additional:

ENGL 313 Canadian Drama and Theatre (Fall)

ENGL 360 Literary Criticism (Winter)

ENGL 489 Cultural and Critical Theory 1: Marxist Literary and Cultural Theory (Winter)