Minor Concentration English - Literature (18 credits)

Offered by: English     Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Program Requirements

The Minor Concentration English - Literature may be expanded to the Major Concentration English - Literature.

For the most up-to-date information on Department requirements and detailed course descriptions, please see the English Department Handbook at http://www.mcgill.ca/english/.

Required Courses (6 credits)

Complementary Courses (12 credits)

12 credits selected as described below.

Note on Topics Courses: The Department of English offers courses which change topic from academic year to academic year. Depending on the topic in a specific year, these courses may count toward different program requirements. At the time they register for a topics course, students should confirm with their program adviser the program requirement it fulfils for that academic year.

Major Author

3 credits on a Major Author:

Pre-1800

3 credits from a list of pre-1800 literature courses:

Additional Literature

6 additional credits from ENGL offerings in Literature which includes all the courses specifically listed in the Literature categories for the Major Concentration in English - Literature program and the courses listed below. Any ENGL course not on these Literature lists, such as courses in Cultural Studies, may not count.

  • ENGL 199 FYS: Literature and Democracy (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Study of literature and democracy. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Winter

    • Restriction: Open only to newly admitted students in U0 or U1. Students may take only one First Year Seminar. Students who register for more than one will be removed from all but one of them.

    • Maximum enrolment: 25

  • ENGL 204 English Literature and the Bible (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : This course will examine the literary dimensions of the Bible including structure, style, and meaning as well as its status as Sacred Book. The influence of the Bible-as-metatext on the secular literature of the West will be the focus of the discussion.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Theodore W Folkerth (Fall)

    • Fall

  • ENGL 237 Introduction to Study of a Literary Form (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : An introduction to literary study through a survey of a literary genre, mode, or form.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Michael Nicholson (Winter)

    • Winter

  • ENGL 297 Special Topics of Literary Study (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Special topics of literary study. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Sandeep Banerjee (Winter)

  • ENGL 338 Short Story (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A study of short stories.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ENGL 343 Literature and Science 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A study of literature and science. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Fall

  • ENGL 345 Literature and Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : An examination of issues relating to literature and its social contexts, such as implications of gender, race, ethnicity.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Paul Edward Yachnin (Winter)

  • ENGL 354 Sexuality and Representation (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Topics on representations of sexuality with reference to its cultural contexts.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Alanna Michael Thain (Winter)

    • Fall

    • Priority will be given to English Major/Honours students in second year of program

  • ENGL 364 Creative Writing: Fiction 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Advanced seminar on writing prose fiction; admission subject to application, with writing sample.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Nyla Jean Matuk (Winter)

    • Restriction: Permission of instructor required.

  • ENGL 369 Creative Writing: Playwriting (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Advanced seminar on playwriting.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction: Permission of instructor required.

  • ENGL 385 Topics in Literature and Film (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A topic in literature and film. Topics vary by year.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Berkeley Kaite (Winter)

    • Winter

  • ENGL 394 Popular Literary Forms (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A popular literary author or genre, such as the romance novel, science fiction, the graphic novel, or cyberpunk.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ENGL 421 African Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A study of African literature.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Winter

  • ENGL 424 Irish Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A study of Irish literature. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: William Allan Hepburn (Winter)

    • Fall

  • ENGL 437 Studies in Literary Form (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Study of a specific literary form. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Winter

  • ENGL 438 Studies in Literary Form (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Study of a specific literary form.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Dorothy A Bray (Winter)

    • Winter

  • ENGL 440 First Nations and Inuit Literature and Media (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : An introduction to Inuit and First Nations literature and media in Canada, including oral literature and the development of aboriginal television and film.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Winter

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken ENGL 415 or ENGL 419 as "Native Canadian Literature" or as "Inuit Literature".

  • ENGL 447 Crosscurrents/English Literature and European Literature 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Comparative study of English and European literature. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Fall

  • ENGL 460 Studies in Literary Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts)

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ENGL 461 Studies in Literary Theory 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts)

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: David C Hensley (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Previous work in literary criticism or permission of the instructor

  • ENGL 464 Creative Writing: Poetry (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Advanced seminar on writing poetry.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Fall

    • Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

Faculty of Arts—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 23, 2017) (disclaimer)