ENGL 3372 – Western Canadian Literature

(3 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture

Through representative texts, students will examine how writers’ conceptions of the West alter over time, what constitutes a definition of “West,” and how Indigenous and non-European authors create alternatives to Eurocentric narratives of western expansionism and frontiers. Students will also study how conceptions of region and landscape affect identity.

Prerequisites: English 2210 or 2211 and one of 2202, 2203, 2205, 2207, 2263, 2264, 2265, 2266, or 2267.
Recommended Preparation: Three 2000-level English courses.

 

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