Major - Contemporary Canadian Literature

ENGL 2257  Contemporary Canadian Literature


Three credits of 1000 level ENGL (excluding ENGL 1501, ENGL 1502) or any 18 credits completed (excluding ENGL 1501, ENGL 1502, ENGL 2001, ENGL 2011).


ENGL 2255


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This course is an historical selection of Canadian literature from 1914 to the contemporary period. Course readings may include fiction, poetry, drama, criticism and nonfiction as well as other forms. Authors taught may include Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, Thomas King and Timothy Findley. Students develop an understanding of Canadian “literary tradition,” while critiquing the processes by which this “tradition” is constructed.

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