Course Listings

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: One of English 1101/General Education 1401, 1402, 1403, or 1404 and one of English 1131, 1135, 1137, 1151, 1152, 2141, 2216, 2228, 2273, 2293, 2294, 2295, 2298, 2299, 2301, Canadian Studies 1131, 2221, 2233, or 3730.