|English 1000 - Intro To English I. |
An introduction to English literature and to the use of the English language with a particular emphasis on composition.
|English 1001 - Intro to English 2. |
A continuation of the studies begun in English 1000.
- Prerequisite: English 1000 or 1050 or the former 1100
|English 1020 - Writing for Second Language Students 1. |
An introduction to the use of English with emphasis on composition for non-native English-speaking students.
- Note: Admission to English 1020 will be determined on the basis of the English Placement Test, which is required for all non-native students who do not have English as their first language
|English 2005 - Literary Survey I (The beginnings to 1660). |
This course introduces students to the major writers by detailed study of selected texts. The course will include such authors as Chaucer, Mallory, Shakespeare, Spenser, Bacon, Webster, Donne and works such as Beowulf, the Old English Elegies and Gawaine and the Green Knight. Recommended for English specialization students that English 2005 be taken first in the English 2005-2006-2007 sequence.
- Note: Students can receive credit for only one of English 2000, 2005, and 2110
|English 2146 - Canadian Prose after 1949. |
A study of the outstanding works of Canadian prose from 1949 to the present.
- Prerequisite: Two first-year English courses
- Note: Students can receive credit for only one of English 2146, English 2150, English 2151 and the former English 3146
|English 2243 - Introduction to Humour in Literature. |
This course begins with a survey of humour theory from antiquity to the present, and proceeds to a study of various forms and strategies of humour through a selection of works in English. Students will study texts exploring the roles that humour plays in relation to topics such as transgression, iconoclasm, class, sexuality, gender, ethnicity, culture, politics and religion.
- Corequisite: 6 credit hours in first-year English
- Note: Students cannot receive credit for both English 2243 and English 2121.
|English 2244 - The Graphic Novel - Historical, Cultural and Literary Contexts (same as Social/Cultural Studies 2244). |
This course examines the historical, cultural and literary impact of the Graphic Novel; investigates its continuing development; and introduces students to significant works within the genre.
- Corequisite: 6 credit hours first year English; one of Folklore 1000, Anthropology 1031, or Sociology 2000
|English 2350 - Introduction to Drama I. |
A survey of the major plays in the history of western drama from the Greeks to the end of the eighteenth century.
- Note: Students cannot receive credit for both English 2002 and 2350
|English 2805 - Women's Writing to 1900. |
A study of writing by women in the British Isles and North America from the Middle Ages to 1900, including such items as letters and journals as well as fiction, poetry, and drama.
- Note: Students can receive credit for 2805 and only one of 3810 or 3830. (This credit restriction note replaces the note in earlier calendars and is retroactive to September 1, 1993.)
|English 2905 - Introduction to Creative Writing. |
Will introduce students to three main areas of creative writing: poetry, prose fiction, and creative non-fiction (travel writing, autobiography, journalism). Much of the emphasis will be on writing as a medium of communication. For this reason, some of the instruction will be the workshop system in which students act as each other’s readers and audience.
- Prerequisite: 6 credit hours in first-year English
|English 3149 - Canadian Prose. |
A study of selected works of Canadian prose, covering both fiction and non-fiction.
|English 3205 - Shakespeare Survey. |
A study of at least eight plays, two from each dramatic mode: comedy, history, tragedy, and romance.
- Prerequisite: Two second-year English courses
- Note: Students can receive credit for only two of 3200, 3201, 3205 and 3206
|English 3215 - 20th Century American Literature. |
A study of American poetry and fiction from 1900 to 1960.
- Note: Students can receive credit for only three of English 3215, 4260, 4261, and 4270
|English 3275 - Modern Drama (1830-1930). |
A study of western drama and performance during the period 1830-1930, with a focus on theatrical and dramatic texts and movements, as well as artistic, social, political, technological, and philosophical influences.
- Note: Students can receive credit for only one of English 3275, the former 3300, and 4300
|English 4105 - Critical Approaches and Theory. |
A survey of critical approaches to English Literature, particularly those adopted by twentieth century readers. The course will attempt to give an account of the theories on which these approaches are based and some attention will be paid to the application of different approaches to specific works of literature.
- Note: Students can receive credit for only one of English 4101 and 4105
|English 4950 - Individual Project in English. |
An individual project of a creative, or a critical, or a research character on a topic which is subject to the approval of the Program Chair. The topic will be prepared under the supervision of a designated faculty member or members.