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English (A)

Note:In order to find a course in the new 4 digit numbering system using an old 3 digit number, please refer to the conversion list below. Before registering for courses with the new 4 digit numbering system, please ensure that you have not previously taken the course in its 3 digit form.

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English 1020E - Introduction to English Literatures and Cultures
This course takes you on a journey through the genres, historical periods, and critical approaches to English. In lecture and small group tutorials, you will study major works of poetry, prose, and drama with attention to literary form and cultural contexts. Special emphasis on developing strong analytical and writing skills.
Antirequisite(s): English 1022E, 1035E.
Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 1022E - Advanced Introduction to English Literatures and Cultures
This course provides an enriched survey of the major genres, historical periods, and critical approaches to English for students with a particular interest in literature and culture. In lecture and small group tutorials, you will study poetry, prose, and drama with special emphasis on developing superior analytical and writing skills.
Antirequisite(s): English 1020E, 1035E.
Prerequisite(s): 80% or better in Grade 12U English or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 1024E - Forms of Fiction: Introduction to Narrative
An introduction to the study of a selection of fiction ranging from the Greek epic to the modern novel, including both short and longer forms; and a variety of fictional modes and narrative techniques. Major authors studied include Homer, Swift, Austen, Dickens, Dostoevsky, and Virginia Woolf.
Antirequisite(s): English 1036E.
Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 1027F/G - The Storytellerís Art I: Introduction to Narrative
Storytelling defines who we are and our relation to the community, the nation, and the world. This course explores the rich and diverse traditions of storytelling: such as, oral tales, short stories, classic fiction, and graphic novels. Instruction by lecture and tutorials; emphasis on developing strong analytical and writing skills.
Antirequisite(s): English 1024E, 1036E.
Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 1028F/G - The Storyteller's Art II: Topics in Narrative
This course explores a particular theme, mode, or genre of storytelling. Consult the Department of English for details of current course offerings. Instruction is by lecture and tutorials; emphasis on developing strong analytical and writing skills.
Antirequisite(s): English 1024E, 1036E.
Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U English or permission of the Department. For part time students who have been admitted without the OSSD, this permission will be granted as a matter of course.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2017 - Reading Popular Culture
"If Shakespeare were alive today, he'd be writing for television." This course addresses the many forms of popular culture, including television, music, popular fiction and film, urban myths, and celebrities. The aim of this course is to encourage students to develop a critical understanding of all aspects of popular culture.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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English 2033E - Childrenís Literature
Readings from significant books written for children, selected primarily for literary quality. Some attention will be given to the historic evolution of "Children's Literature" as a separate class, but the principal aim of the course will be to consider the nature and development of the two major genres: nonsense verse and romance.
Antirequisite(s): English 2730F/G (King's).
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 2041F/G - Special Topics in Drama
In this course, students participating in a major Western theatre production explore in theory and practice approaches to text in performance. Only students working as an actor, director, stage manager, assistant stage manager, lighting, set or costume designer may enroll. Permission of the Chair of Undergraduate Studies required to enroll.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture/tutorial hours; 0.5 course.
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English 2042F/G - Shakespeare in Performance
An historical, theoretical, and analytical introduction to Shakespeare's plays in performance. This course focuses on specific problems related to past productions and to those in the current Stratford Festival season. Class meets for three hours a day, five afternoons a week, and includes attendance at Shakespeare productions. Summer Day only.
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English 2043F/G - Voice and Text in the Theatre
A workshop in which students will experience, with simple, practical exercises, the ways in which Festival actors develop and maintain their voices and explore various aspects of the text they are performing. The class meets for three hours, four mornings a week. Taught by Stratford Festival staff. Summer Day only.
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Prerequisite(s): English 2041F/G or equivalent.
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Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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English 2060E - Contemporary Canadian Literature
An introduction to contemporary Canadian writing in both established and experimental forms. The focus of the course will be on recurrent themes, images, and writing strategies in Canadian writing from 1970 to the present, and on their relationship to both Canadian literary traditions and international currents of thought.
Antirequisite(s): The former English 193 if taken in 1991-92.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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English 2071F/G - Speculative Fiction: Science Fiction
From Mary Shelley's Frankenstein to Ridley Scott's Blade Runner, a consideration of the history and development of science fiction. Will include science fiction themes such as the Other, new technologies, chaos theory, cybernetics, paradoxes of space/time travel, first contact, and alien worlds.
Antirequisite(s): The former English 134E.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2072F/G - Speculative Fiction: Fantasy
A study of the purposes and historical origins of fantasy, and modern developments in fantasy: alternate worlds, horror or ghost stories, sword & sorcery, heroic fantasy. May include writers such as Tolkien, Simmons, Peake, Herbert, Beagle, Rowling.
Antirequisite(s): The former English 134E.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2073F/G - Speculative Fiction: Utopias & Dystopias
An examination of major utopian and dystopian texts. Will concern ways in which humanity has tried to imagine a perfect world, fix the current world, or construct an exaggerated version of the world in order to demonstrate its flaws and weaknesses.
Antirequisite(s): The former English 134E.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2074F/G - Mystery and Detective Fiction
An introduction to the study of popular mystery and detective fiction through the reading of a selection of texts by writers from a variety of national literatures and historical periods, and using a variety of critical approaches. Major authors studied may include Poe, Doyle, Christie, Hammett, Engel, Grafton, Mosley.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2090E - Special Topics
Please consult the Department for current offerings.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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English 2091F/G - Special Topics
Please consult the Department for current offerings.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2092F/G - Special Topics
Please consult the Department for current offerings.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2200F/G - History of Theory and Criticism
An introduction to important issues in the history of literary criticism and theory from Plato to the twentieth century.
Antirequisite(s): English 2235A/B, or the former 200, 201a/b, or 491E.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2210F/G - Contemporary Theory and Criticism
This course builds on the historical foundations of†English 2200F/G History of Theory and Criticism to concentrate on important issues in contemporary literary theory and criticism. English 2200F/G is recommended as preparation for English 2210F/G. For students planning to take English 3888E, English 2200F/G and 2210F/G are strongly recommended.
Antirequisite(s): English 2236F/G, the former 200 or 491E.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2220F/G - Studies in Narrative Theory
An introduction to important issues and concepts in the theory and analysis of narrative from different periods.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2230F/G - Studies in Poetics
An introduction to important issues and concepts in the theory and analysis of poetry from different periods.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2240F/G - Feminist Literary Theory
An introduction to critical debates in twentieth-century feminist literary theory. Students will study (1) the diversity of feminist approaches to literature, literary production, the politics of language, questions of genre and subjectivity; and (2) the intersections among feminist literary theories, postcolonialism, Marxism, anti-racist criticism, queer theory, and post-structuralism.
Antirequisite(s): English 2700E (except if taken before 1990-1991) and English 2715F/G (1991-1992).
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2250F/G - Introduction to Cultural Studies
An introduction to cultural studies methodology and theory, and the history of cultural studies as a discipline.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2260F/G - National and Global Perspectives on Cultural Studies
An examination of the history, practice, and goals of cultural studies in various national, para-national, and diasporic contexts, with attention to Australia, Britain, Canada, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Nigeria, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Trinidad, and the United States, and to cultural studies contributions to critical and postcolonial theory.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2400E - Dramatic Forms and Genres
A survey of forms of drama and an introduction to the main principles of dramatic art, with selected aspects of dramatic history and dramatic genres and their development. Includes study of plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Aristophanes, Shakespeare, O'Neill, Brecht, Beckett and others.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 2420E - Topics in Medieval and Renaissance Drama
Selected plays from the Medieval period to the closing of the theatres in 1642. Consult the Department for offerings.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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English 2430E - Shakespeare and Drama
A study of Shakespearean drama, concentrating on eight plays common to all sections of the course. Each instructor will add a minimum of four Renaissance plays (at least two by Shakespeare) and may add other dramatic or nondramatic material, depending on individual emphasis.
Antirequisite(s): English 2371E, 2372F/G and 2373F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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English 2450E - Modern Drama
A study of major directions in modern theatre and drama with special emphasis upon the plays of Ibsen, Chekhov, Strindberg, Brecht, Beckett, and Pinter.
Antirequisite(s): The former English 271E.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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English 2460F/G - American Drama
An introduction to the study of twentieth-century American theatre and drama from O'Neill to the present.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2470F/G - Canadian Drama
An introduction to English-language Canadian drama and theatre history from ship-board theatricals of 1583 to contemporary Canadian theatre (with emphasis on the latter). Topics include political satire, symphonic expressionism, workers' theatre, regionalism, collective creations, docudrama, and feminism.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2500E - The Novel
A survey of the novel, chiefly English and American, but including Continental texts, from Cervantes to the present day. Exploration of the nature of this genre is combined with critical examination of each work. It is wise to read as many of the texts as possible before the course begins.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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English 2600F/G - Literature of the Bible
The course is based on Genesis, Exodus, Samuel, and Kings. Other parts of the Bible are examined as interpretive responses to these books.
Antirequisite(s): English 2035E
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2610F/G - Special Topics in English
Please consult Department for current offerings.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2620F/G - Special Topics in English
Please consult Department for current offerings.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2680F/G - Sport in Literature
A study of sport as portrayed through works of fiction, non-fiction, short stories and poetry whose central focus is sport. The principal aim of the course is to examine the nature and significance of sport through a survey of sport literature with an emphasis on the novel.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 3378F/G, the former  Kinesiology 178E.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 2700E - Women & Literature: Special Topics
The course will focus on the representation of women in the literature of different historical periods, literature by women, the problematic of the female author, and the impact of feminist criticism on English Studies. Specific content will vary from year to year depending on the instructor.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 2998E - Creative Writing
A workshop intended to develop skills in creative writing through individually supervised assignments. Students should expect to produce a substantial quantity of work. Enrollment limited.
Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 110E.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department. Permission of the instructor; samples of creative work to be submitted  in February (exact date available from Department).
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Extra Information: 2 hour, 1.0 course.
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English 3001 - History of the English Language
A study of the historical development of English sounds, spelling, grammar and vocabulary from the Old English to the modern period, with some attention to the qualities of the language as a medium of literature and culture.
Antirequisite(s): The former English 222.    
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3012 - Old English Language and Literature
The language and literature of pre-conquest England. Students begin by studying basic Old English grammar and simple prose to illustrate the nature of the language. After mastering the rudiments of syntax, students are equipped to analyze the poetry of the period, including Beowulf.
Antirequisite(s): The former English 220.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3114E - Medieval Language and Literature
An introduction to some of the major themes and forms of Old and Middle English literature, with particular emphasis on Beowulf, Chaucer and his contemporaries, and the Arthurian tradition.
Antirequisite(s): English 3118F/G and 3119F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3115E - Topics in Medieval Language and Literature
This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this historical period, but narrower in focus than English 3114E. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3224E - Renaissance Literature
Poetry and prose from the golden age of English literature: More, Sidney, Spenser, Shakespeare, Marlowe, Donne, Jonson, Herbert, Marvell, and Milton; examination of their individual achievements will be combined with studies of form and genre in the period, with developing theories about the nature of literature, and with the surrounding historical context.
Antirequisite(s): English 2301E, 2302F/G, 2303F/G, 2304E, 2305F/G and 2306F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3225E - Topics in Renaissance Literature
This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this historical period, but narrower in focus than English 3224E. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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English 3334E - Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature
A tumultuous age of trenchant satire, the beginnings of the modern novel, witty comedies of sexual intrigue, an eruption of forms of popular culture, the rise of the woman author, and a growing interest in nature, the imagination, and sensibility.
Antirequisite(s): English 2311E, 2312F/G, 2313F/G, 2314E, 2315F/G and 2316F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3335E - Topics in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature
This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this historical period, but narrower in focus than English 3334E. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.    
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English 3444E - Nineteenth-Century Literature
The course explores the continuities from the Romantics through the Victorians to the beginnings of the Modern period. Developments in poetry and critical theory from Wordsworth to Wilde, and in the novel from Austen to Hardy, are central concerns.
Antirequisite(s): English 2321E, 2322F/G, 2323F/G, 2324E, 2325F/G and 2326F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3445E - Topics in Nineteenth-Century Literature
This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this historical period, but narrower in focus than English 3444E. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3554E - Twentieth-Century British and Irish Literature
A study of the developments in fiction and poetry in the 20th century, with particular attention to the emergence of modernism in such writers as Yeats, Eliot, and Joyce and with attention to aspects of postmodernist fiction and poetry.
Antirequisite(s): English 2331E, 2332F/G, 2333F/G, 2334E, 2335F/G and 2336F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3555E - Topics in Twentieth-Century British and Irish Literature
This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this historical period, but narrower in focus than English 3554E. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.
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Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3664E - American Literature
This course is a study of major works by significant American writers -- Hawthorne, Melville, Whitman, Dickinson, James, Fitzgerald, Stevens, and Faulkner among others. The course deals with American Literature from the Puritan era to the present day.
Antirequisite(s): English 2341E, 2342F/G, 2343F/G, 2344E, 2345F/G and 2346F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
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Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3665E - Topics in American Literature
This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this national literature, but narrower in focus than English 3664E. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3774E - Canadian Literature
A study of the history of English Canadian literature from its beginnings in the literature of the explorers and settlers to its full maturity in contemporary times. The broad scope of the course enables the student to trace the imaginative growth of the nation.
Antirequisite(s): English 2351E, 2352F/G, 2353F/G, 2354E, 2355F/G, 2356F/G, and the former 281E.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3775E - Topics in Canadian Literature
This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to this national literature, but narrower in focus than English 3774E. It may concentrate on a shorter historical span, a particular genre, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1027F/G and 1028F/G or 1035E or 1036E or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3880F/G - First Nations Literatures
North American aboriginal texts in English. The course may include a variety of genres, including oral traditions, narrative, poetry, drama, and film.
Antirequisite(s): First Nations Studies 3880F/G.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department, or First Nations Studies 1020E.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 3884E - Postcolonial Literature
A comparative study of fiction produced in countries that evolved from British rule to independent nationhood. The roles of the indigenous peoples and of women in each culture will be examined. Among the literatures discussed are those of Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, Nigeria, South Africa, and Trinidad.
Antirequisite(s): English 2361E, 2362F/G and 2363F/G, and 190E if taken at King's in 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1027F/G and 1028F/G or 1035E or 1036E or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3885E - Topics in Postcolonial Literature
This course will be broad enough to provide an introduction to Postcolonial Literature, but narrower in focus than English 3884E. It may concentrate on a particular geographical area, or use some other principle of selection. Consult the Department for offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3886F/G - Sexuality & Literature: Special Topics
This course explores the ways in which literature and other cultural forms both represent and construct sexual identities and practices. Specific content will vary from year to year depending on the instructor.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 3888E - Advanced Studies in Theory and Criticism
An advanced study of important topics in theory and criticism. Topics may change from year to year. More detailed information may be obtained from the Department prior to registration.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department. English 2200F/G and 2210F/G, or the former 200, are strongly recommended as preparation for this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3889E - Advanced Topics in Cultural Studies
Intensive study of specific areas of cultural studies and of debates within cultural theory.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department. At least two of English 2250F/G, 2260F/G, 2261F/G or 2262F/G are strongly recommended as preparation for this course.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 3900F/G - Special Topics in English
Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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English 3910F/G - Special Topics in English
Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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English 3911F/G - Special Topics in English
Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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English 3915E - Special Topics in English
Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s): The former English 290E.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020E or 1022E or 1024E or 1035E or 1036E or both English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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English 4000E-4030E - Seminar in Literary Studies
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 4040F/G-4060F/G - Seminar in Literary Studies
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 4100 - Seminar in Medieval Language and Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 4110E - Seminar in Medieval Language and Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 4120F/G - Seminar in Medieval Language and Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 4130A/B - Seminar in Medieval Language and Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 4140F/G - Seminar in Medieval Language and Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 4200E-4210E - Seminar in Renaissance Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 4220F/G-4240F/G - Seminar in Renaissance Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 4300E-4310E - Seminar in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 4320F/G-4340F/G - Seminar in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 4400E-4410E - Seminar in Nineteenth-Century Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 4420F/G-4440F/G - Seminar in Nineteenth-Century Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 4500E-4510E - Seminar in Twentieth-Century British and Irish Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 4520F/G-4540F/G - Seminar in Twentieth-Century British and Irish Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 4600E-4610E - Seminar in American Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information:
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English 4620F/G-4640F/G - Seminar in American Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 4700E-4710E - Seminar in Canadian Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 4720F/G-4740F/G - Seminar in Canadian Literature
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 4800E-4810E - Seminar in Drama
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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English 4820F/G-4840F/G - Seminar in Drama
Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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English 4998E - Seminar in Creative Writing
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department. Permission of the instructor, based on samples of creative work to be submitted by February of the previous year.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
Permission of the instructor, based on samples of creative work to be submitted by February of the previous year.
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English 4999E - Thesis
Individual instruction in selection of a topic, preparation of materials, and writing of a thesis. To take this course, students must apply to the Chair of Undergraduate Studies, Department of English. Restricted to students in fourth year of an English program who have at least an 80% average.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Two of English 2200F/G, 2210F/G, 2220F/G, 2230F/G, 2235A/B (Huron), English 2240F/G, 2250F/G, or the former 200, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Academic Calendar 2011 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE INFORMATION English (A)
Decision Academic