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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: One of English 2141, 2202, 2205, 2210, 2211, 2216, 2228, 2248, 2249, 2270, 2271, 2273, 2291, 2292, 2293, 2294, 2295, 2298, 2299, 2301, Canadian Studies 2221, 2233, 3730, or Film Studies 3349.
Recommended Preparation: Three 2000-level English courses.