ENGL 2270 – Canadian Literature to 1914

(3 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture

This course surveys Canadian literature in English from its beginnings to the early twentieth century, and explores topics such as the development of a colonial literature; the literary articulation of Canadian subjects and themes; the adaptation of literary forms to Canadian experience; and the role of the literary institution in the development of Canadian nationalism. Students will examine the literature of exploration, travel and settlement; narrative, dramatic, and lyric poetry; and prose fiction.

Prerequisites: English 1101/General Education 1401 or 1402 or 1403 or 1404 and English 1131, 1135, 1137, 1141, 1151 or 1152.

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