2004-2005 Undergraduate Calendar

English Language and Literature  
Chair John Lye Professor Emeritus Michael S. Hornyansky Professors David W. Atkinson, Marilyn J. Rose, Elizabeth Sauer Associate Professors Brian Crick, John Lye, Barbara K. Seeber, Angus A. Somerville, Susan Spearey Assistant Professors Robert Alexander, James Allard, Neta Gordon, Mathew Martin, Angela Mills, Steven D. Scott Lecturer Jaclyn Rea Writing Program Co-ordinator Robert Alexander Faculty of Humanities Undergraduate Adviser Liz Kaethler  
General Information Go to top of document
Administrative Assistant Janet Sackfie 905-688-5550, extension 3469 Mackenzie Chown A310 https://brocku.ca/english The Department of English Language and Literature administers degrees in English Literature and in English and Professional Writing. The Department of English Language and Literature aims to foster an informed and critical intelligence. To achieve this end our programs require choices from a broad range of historical period courses, as well as from various genre courses and courses in the history of the language, criticism, and critical theory. The Department offers two four-year programs leading to a BA Honours in English Language and Literature, a BA Honours in English and Contemporary Culture, a four-year degree with Major in English and Professional Writing, and a three-year program leading to the BA Pass degree. In addition, the Department offers courses on academic and professional writing which are available as electives to all Brock students who wish to improve their writing and demonstrate writing competence at the university level. The Department also offers a Minor in English Language and Literature and a Minor in Writing, as well as a Certificate in Professional Writing. Seminars (discussion groups) are the rule in all English Language and Literature courses, encouraging students to become active participants in the study of literary texts. Through close attention to essay assignments, students learn to write in convincing and disciplined ways. The Department of English Language and Literature offers credit for specified Dramatic Literature courses. Students may register in courses numbered 4(alpha)00 and above only upon admittance to Year 4 studies or with the permission of the instructor and the Chair. English Language and Literature courses are available to students in other disciplines who do not have the prerequisites listed above, by permission of the instructor in each case.  
Language Requirement for Humanities Majors Go to top of document
Students in the Department of English Language and Literature must complete one credit in a language other than English or, in special cases, ENGL 3P91 and 3P92. Where one-half credit courses are used to satisfy the requirement, both half-credits must be in the same language.  
Program Notes Go to top of document
1.  The Department recommends that all Honours students take at least two of ENGL 3P94, 4P70, 4P71.  
2.  The following Dramatic Arts courses are available for English credit: DART 1F93, 2F94, 2F97, 3P90, 3P91 and 3P94.  
3.  Students may take a maximum of one credit from ENGL 2Q92, 2Q93, 2Q94, 2Q95, 2Q96, 2Q97.  
4.  Students may take a maximum of three DART credits for English credit towards an Honours degree, and a maximum of two DART credits towards a Pass degree or the four-year degree with Major.  
5.  The Department recommends that students take one credit in dramatic literature from ENGL 2Q92, 2Q93, 2Q94, 2Q95, 2Q96, 2Q97.  
6.  The Department advises students in English programs to have their programs reviewed each year by the Faculty of Humanities Undergraduate Adviser. Students planning to enter fourth year are required to have their programs approved by the Faculty of Humanities Undergraduate Adviser.  
7.  Honours English majors must take at least two credits numbered 4(alpha)00 and above; Combined Honours English majors must take at least one credit ENGL credit numbered 4(alpha)00 and above.  
8.  The requirement of ENGL 3F91 for Honours programs in calendar years prior to 2004, may be satisfied by one of ENGL 2Q90, 2Q91, 4P85; and any other half ENGL credit.  
9.  In all 20-credit degree programs, at least 12 credits must be numbered 2(alpha)00 or above, six of which must be numbered 2(alpha)90 or above and of these, three must be numbered 3(alpha)90 or above. In all 15-credit degree programs, at least seven credits must be numbered 2(alpha)00 or above, three of which must be numbered 2(alpha)90 or above.  
List Courses Go to top of document
List Courses in English reflect historical periods, as follows: List A: Literature to 1740: ENGL 2P19, 2P21, 2P24, 2Q92, 2Q93, 2Q94, 2Q95, 2Q96, 2Q97, 2V91, 3P20, 3P22, 3P25, 3P92, 3P95, 4V00-4V09 List B: Literature from 1740 to 1900: ENGL 2P25, 2P30, 2P31, 2P61, 2P91, 3P30, 3P31, 3P40, 3P41, 3P42, 4V30-4V39 List C: Literature of the 20th and 21st Centuries: ENGL 2P51, 2P52, 2P53, 2P56, 2P57, 2P62, 2P92, 2P96, 3P38, 3P39, 3P45, 3P46, 3P61, 3V61, 4V40-4V49, 4V60-4V69  
Honours Program Go to top of document
English Language and Literature Go to top of document
Honours English students must complete an array of historical period courses and are strongly advised to take courses in literary criticism or theory. Students planning to proceed to training for intermediate or secondary school teaching are advised to include in their Honours English program three credits in a second teachable discipline. Eleven English credits are required for an Honours degree.
- One of ENGL 1F91, 1F95, 1F97
- ENGL 4P85
- two ENGL credits from List A (see List Courses) (see program note 3)
- two ENGL credits from List B (see List Courses)
- two ENGL credits from List C (see List Courses)
- three and one-half additional ENGL credits (see program notes 6 and 9)
- one language credit other than English (see language requirement)
- one Science context credit
- one Social Science context credit
- six elective credits (see program note 9)
 
English and Contemporary Culture Go to top of document
English and Contemporary Culture is an alternative four-year Honours program designed for those who wish to combine the study of English with studies in contemporary media and culture. Students planning to proceed to training for intermediate or secondary school teaching are advised to include three credits in their English and Contemporary Cultuare program in a second teachable discipline. Nine ENGL credits are required for an Honours English and Contemporary Culture degree.
- One of ENGL 1F91, 1F95, 1F97
- ENGL 4P85
- COMM 1F90
- two ENGL credits from List A (see List Courses)
- two credits from List B (see List Courses)
- two ENGL credits from List C (see List Courses)
- one and one-half additional ENGL credits (see program note 9)
- three additional credits from COMM, PCUL, FILM
- one language credit other than English (see language requirement)
- one Science context credit
- one Social Science context credit
- four elective credits (see program note 9)
 
Concurrent ENGL BA/BEd Go to top of document
The Department of English Language and Literature and the Faculty of Education co-operate in offering two Concurrent BA (Honours)/BEd programs. The English BA (Honours)/BEd program combines the BA Honours program or BA Integrated Studies Honours program with the teacher education programs for students interested in teaching at the Intermediate/Senior level (grades 7-12) and at the Junior/Intermediate level (grades 4-10.) Refer to the Education - Concurrent BA (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior) or Education - Concurrent BA Integrated Studies (Honours)/BEd (Junior/Intermediate) program listings for further information.  
BA with a Major in English and Professional Writing Go to top of document
This program combines study in English literature with training in professional writing, and is designed for students planning to seek work in areas that require demonstrated proficiency in writing for the workplace. Seven ENGL and four WRIT credits are required for a BA with a Major degree.
- One of ENGL 1F91, 1F95, 1F97
- WRIT 1P96
- one ENGL credit from List A (see List Courses)
- one ENGL credit from List B (see List Courses)
- one ENGL credit from List C (see List Courses)
- three additional ENGL credits (see program notes 6 and 9)
- one-half WRIT credit
- three additional WRIT credits numbered 2(alpha)00 or above
- one language credit other than English (see language requirement)
- one Science context credit
- one Social Science context credit
- six elective credits (see program note 9)
 
Pass Program Go to top of document
Seven ENGL credits are required for a Pass degree.
- One of ENGL 1F91, 1F95, 1F97
- one ENGL credit from List A (see List Courses)
- one ENGL credit from List B (see List Courses)
- one ENGL credit from List C (see List Courses)
- one additional ENGL credit from among List A, List B or List C (see List Courses)
- two additional ENGL credits (see program note 9)
- one language credit other than English (see language requirement)
- one Science context credit
- one Social Science context credit
- five elective credits (see program note 8)
 
Combined Major Programs Go to top of document
Students may take a combined major in English Language and Literature and a second discipline. For requirements in the other discipline, the student should consult the relevant department/centre. It should be noted that not all departments/centres provide a combined major option. Honours
- One of ENGL 1F91, 1F95, 1F97
- ENGL 4P85
- one ENGL credit from List A (see List Courses)
- one ENGL credit from List B (see List Courses)
- one ENGL credit from List C (see List Courses)
- two and one-half additional ENGL credits (see program note 9)
- one language credit other than English (see language requirement)
Pass
- One of ENGL 1F91, 1F95, 1F97
- one ENGL credit from List A (see List Courses) (see program note 3)
- one ENGL credit from List B (see List Courses)
- one ENGL credit from List C (see List Courses)
- one additional ENGL credit (see program note 9)
- one language credit other than English (see language requirement)
 
Certificate in Professional Writing Go to top of document
The Department of English Language and Literature offers a Certificate in Professional Writing for those wishing to acquire a broad, practical experience and understanding of the management, organization and presentation of information and text. Certificate programs are limited to persons not currently enrolled in a degree program at Brock. The certificate is awarded upon the successful completion of the following courses with a minimum 70 percent overall average:
- Three credits from WRIT 1P80, 1P96, 2P14, 2P16, 2P18, 3P06, 3P07, 3P10, 3P12, 3P27, 3P28, 3P63, 4F99, 4P98, 4P99
- two credits from COMM 1F90, 2P90, 2P91, LING 3P94, 3P95
 
Minor Programs Go to top of document
Minor in English Language and Literature Go to top of document
Students in other disciplines may obtain a Minor in English Language and Literature by successfully completing the following courses with a minimum 60 percent overall average:
- One of ENGL 1F91, 1F95, 1F97
- three ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 or above
 
Minor in Professional Writing Go to top of document
Students in other disciplines may obtain a minor in Professional Writing by successfully completing the following courses with a minimum 60 percent overall average:
- One of WRIT 1P80 and 1P96, ENGL 1F91, ENGL 1F95, ENGL 1F97
- three additional WRIT credits numbered 2(alpha)00 or above
 
Course Descriptions Go to top of document
Note that not all courses are offered in every session. Refer to the applicable term timetable for details. # Indicates a cross listed course * Indicates primary offering of a cross listed course  
Prerequisites and Restrictions Go to top of document
Students must check to ensure that prerequisites are met. Students may be deregistered, at the request of the instructor, from any course for which prerequisites and/or restrictions have not been met. ENGL 1F91 English Literature: Tradition and Innovation Works from the mediaeval to the contemporary period, including such authors as Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Swift, Wordsworth, the Brownings, Woolf and Rushdie. Genres include tragedy, romance, epic, and the novel. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Note: particular attention will be paid to perceptive reading and clear, effective writing. ENGL 1F95 Literature in English: Forms, Themes and Approaches Fiction, poetry, drama and film drawn from the 19th century to the present. The conventions of genre and the ways writers shape their work to produce meaning. Treatment in literature of such themes as the nature of evil; history, gender and civil strife; constructions of love. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Note: particular attention will be paid to perceptive reading and clear, effective writing. ENGL 1F97 Literature of Trauma and Recovery Responses to human suffering, both personal and societal, and the power of words to express and effect change in the face of powerful adversity. Narratives of and responses to illness, violence, death and mourning, war and pestilence, and genocide. Includes works drawn from fiction, poetry and drama. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Note: particular attention will be paid to perceptive reading and clear, effective writing. #ENGL 2F92 Popular Narrative (also offered as COMM 2F92 and PCUL 2F92) Archetypal and mythic dimensions of popular literary genres such as the detective novel, Gothic fiction, science fiction, the romance novel; comparison and contrast with other media. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one of one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, COMM 1F90, FILM 1F94 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 2P10 Young People's Literature to 1914 Critical study of fairytales, folk tales, poetry and novels adapted for or directed toward children and young people from the folk-tale heritage to 1914. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 2P11 Young People's Literature after 1914 Critical study of fairytales, folk tales, poetry and novels written for children and young people during the 20th-century. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 2P19 Chaucer: The Poetry From The Book of the Duchess to The Canterbury Tales. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL 3P10. ENGL 2P21 Sixteenth-Century Literature Prose and poetry from 1500 to 1590, including popular and courtly traditions. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 2P24 Early 17th-Century Literature Early modern drama, poetry and prose, 1603 to the English Revolution, including such writers as Webster, Donne, Jonson and Lanyer. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 2P25 The Age of Sensibility Poetry, drama, fiction and non-fiction prose 1740-1798, including such writers as Johnson, Cowper, Sterne, Burney and Radcliffe. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)00 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. #ENGL 2P27 Persuasive Discourse: Theoretical Foundations (also offered as WRIT 2P27) Classical foundations, historical developments and contemporary theory. Includes the relation of language use to cultural practices, ethics, identity and power. Analysis of various genres of texts and persuasive writing in popular culture and mass media. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one credit from ENGL 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, COMM 1F90, WRIT 1(alpha)80 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL (WRIT) 3P27. ENGL 2P30 Early Romantic Writing Poetry, drama, fiction and non-fiction prose by such writers as Blake, the Wordsworths, Coleridge and Austen. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 2P31 Later Romantic Writing Poetry, drama, fiction and non-fiction prose by such writers as Byron, the Shelleys, Keats and Hemans. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. *ENGL 2P51 Literature of the British Empire (also offered as INTL 2P51) Literature, both popular and canonical, which reflects the ongoing relationship between British imperialism, literary forms and cultural politics, from the 17th century to the present. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. *ENGL 2P52 Postcolonial Literature (also offered as INTL 2P52) Literatures of resistance and emergence written in English in former British territories, such as those in Africa and the West Indies. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. *ENGL 2P53 Southern African Literatures of Transition (also offered as INTL 2P53) Literary explorations of and interventions in the political and socio-cultural transitions from white regimes to majority-rule politics. Emphasis on histories of trauma, displacement and dispossession. Lectures, seminars, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 2P56 The Short Story Theory and analysis of the short story from Poe and Hawthorne to contemporary writers. Lectures, seminars, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL 2F55. ENGL 2P57 Representing the World in Modern Fiction Major modes in the representation of human experience in modern fiction: romance, realism, modernism and postmodernism. Novels and short stories. Lectures, seminars, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL 2F55. ENGL 2P61 American Literature to 1865 Literature and literary culture from early European to the Civil War, including Puritan and Revolutionary era writers as well such writers as Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Whitman, Melville and Dickinson. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 2P62 American Literature after 1865 Literature and literary culture from Mark Twain and Henry James and the beginnings of modernism to the present time emphasizing formal experimentation as well as the broadening of the canon. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 2P70 Introduction to Literary Theory Approaches to meaning and interpretation in the contemporary study of literature. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 2P91 Canadian Literature to 1920 Poetry, fiction and prose from Moodie and Haliburton to Lampman, Leacock and Pratt. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 2P92 Canadian Literature from 1920 to the Present Poetry, fiction and prose from Grove and Callaghan to Ondaatje, Atwood and Findley. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. *ENGL 2P94 Women Writers to 1830 (also offered as WISE 2P94) Prose, poetry and drama by women from the 14th to the early 19th century including such writers as Margery Kempe, Katherine Philips, Aphra Behn, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Jane Austen. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, WISE 1F90 or permission of the instructor. *ENGL 2P95 Women Writers 1830 to the Present (also offered as WISE 2P95) Prose, poetry, drama and novels by women from the Victorian period to the present. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, WISE 1F90 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 2P96 Valuing Modern Fiction Contesting concepts of literary value; the grounds and methods of evaluation; differing interpretive communities; social locations and uses of fiction. Novels and short stories. Lectures, seminars, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL 2F55. ENGL 2Q90 English and Empire Cultural, political, economic, and linguistic forces shaping the global expansion of English. Focus on at least one of English in Asia, Africa or the Americas. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, or permission of the instructor. ENGL 2Q91 Studies in the History of English The cultural and linguistic contexts of English in selected periods, traditions, regions, and writers or groups of writers. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, or permission of the instructor. *ENGL 2Q92 Shakespeare 1590-1603 (also offered as GBLS 2Q92) Representative plays from the first half of Shakespeare's dramatic career emphasizing theoretical and cultural issues raised by the plays in the context of fin-de-siècle Elizabethan England. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, GBLS 1F90 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL (GBLS) 2F97. *ENGL 2Q93 Shakespeare 1603-1614 (also offered as GBLS 2Q93) Representative plays from the second half of Shakespeare's dramatic career emphasizing theoretical and cultural issues raised by the plays in the context of the opening decade of James I's culturally divisive reign. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, GBLS 1F90 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL (GBLS) 2F97. *ENGL 2Q94 Shakespeare's Comedies (also offered as GBLS 2Q94) Representative comedies and tragicomedies emphasizing the variety of Shakespeare's comic modes, from the grotesque to the miraculous, and on theoretical approaches to the comic. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, GBLS 1F90 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL (GBLS) 2F97. *ENGL 2Q95 Shakespeare's Tragedies (also offered as GBLS 2Q95) Shakespeare's development of tragedy as a genre in the context of early modern aesthetic and cultural concerns. Attention to recent theoretical approaches. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, GBLS 1F90 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL (GBLS) 2F97. *ENGL 2Q96 Shakespeare's Problem Plays (also offered as GBLS 2Q96) Shakespeare's most theoretically and culturally challenging plays. Attention to such issues as generic hybridity and breakdown, parody and metatheater. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, GBLS 1F90 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL (GBLS) 2F97. *ENGL 2Q97 Shakespeareas Poet (also offered as GBLS 2Q97) Study of poetic practices of William Shakespeare. Includes plays or selections from plays as well as significant portions of his non-dramatic works. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, GBLS 1F90 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL (GBLS) 2F97. ENGL 2V90-2V99 English Area Studies Studies in a specialized area of English literature. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 2V91 2004-2005: Non-Shakespearean Drama in England, 1576 to 1642 Variety of dramatic genres written for the playhouses of early modern London, including plays by such writers as Marlowe, Dekker, Jonson, Middleton, Massinger and Ford. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one ENGL credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade to ENGL 2M90. #ENGL 3P06 Creative Writing: Short Fiction (also offered as WRIT 3P06) The craft of short fiction writing. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: permission of the instructor. Prerequisite: one credit from WRIT 1(alpha)80 to 1(alpha)99, ENGL 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99. Note: students must apply in writing, with portfolio, at least four weeks before the beginning of classes. Details from the Department. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in WRIT (ENGL) 3F05 and ENGL (WRIT) 3P05. #ENGL 3P07 Creative Writing: Poetry (also offered as WRIT 3P07) The craft of poetry writing. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: permission of the instructor. Prerequisite: one credit from WRIT 1(alpha)80 to 1(alpha)99, ENGL 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99. Note: students must apply in writing, with portfolio, at least four weeks before the beginning of classes. Details from the Department. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in WRIT (ENGL) 3F05 and ENGL (WRIT) 3P05. ENGL 3P20 Spenser and the Age of Elizabeth Elizabethan literature of the 1590s emphasizing Spenser. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL 2P22. ENGL 3P22 The Literature of Milton's Time Poetry and prose from the Civil War to the early Restoration period emphasizing Milton. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 3P25 Restoration and Augustan Literature Poetry, drama, fiction and non-fiction prose 1660-1740 by such writers as Dryden, Behn, Pope, Swift and Montagu. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL 2P40. #ENGL 3P28 Rhetorical Analysis (also offered as WRIT 3P28) Analysis of literary and non-literary texts using categories, insights and practices of classical and contemporary rhetorical studies. Texts include poetry, fiction, drama, journalism, scientific and political writing, and advertising. Attention to the rhetoric of public spaces, issues of social justice, and the building and maintenance of human communities. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one WRIT or two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 or above or permission of the instructor. ENGL 3P30 Early Victorian Literature Poetry, fiction and prose to the 1860s, including Tennyson, the Brontës, Arnold, Dickens and the Brownings. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 3P31 Later Victorian Literature Poetry, fiction and prose from the pre-Raphaelites to the end of the century, including the Rossettis, Meredith, Swinburne, Pater, Hardy and Wilde. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 3P38 Twentieth-Century Literature: The Modern Period Modernist writing in English, from its experimental beginnings through its engagement with radical social thought in the 1960s. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL 3P33, 3P34 and 3P35. ENGL 3P39 Contemporary Literature in English The postmodern period emphasizing the forms, approaches and cultural responses that have characterized writing in English in the later 20th century. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 3P40 The 18th-Century Novel The rise of the novel and its development 1700 to 1830 by such writers as Defoe, Richardson, Haywood, Fielding, Goldsmith, Edgeworth, Burney and Austen. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL 3F40. ENGL 3P41 The Gothic Novel The gothic novel from its beginnings to the 19th century by such writers as Walpole, Radcliffe, Lewis, Maturin, Shelley and Brontë. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL 3F40. ENGL 3P42 The 19th-Century Novel Emergence of the novel as the pre-eminent literary form emphasizing engagement with social issues of the period and on realism as a means of representing human experience. May include such writers as Dickens, Gaskell, Eliot, Thackeray, Hardy and James. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL 3F40. ENGL 3P45 Modern Poetry and Poetics Poetry of the 20th and 21st centuries emphasizing the relationship between form and ideas in poems that investigate the central aesthetic, intellectual and political concerns of the modern period. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL (GBLS) 3F42. ENGL 3P46 Poetry of Edge and Margin Radical poetry in the 20th and 21st centuries emphasizing experiment and dissent. Poetic communities; ways in which poetry is produced and distributed in different settings and forms. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL (GBLS) 3F42. ENGL 3P63 Literature of the American South The Revolutionary War to the present, including works by such authors as Edgar Allan Poe, Mary Chestnut, Harriet Jacobs, Kate Chopin, Mark Twain, Joel Chandler Harris, Zora Neale Hurston, William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, Flannery O'Connor, Maya Angelou, and Mona Ruiz. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. ENGL 3P90 Auto/Biography Biographical and autobiographical writings: types, reception, theoretical aspects. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 3P91 Introduction to Anglo-Saxon Basics of the language; selections from some of the earliest English prose and verse. Seminar, 3 hours per week Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL 3F92. ENGL 3P92 Anglo-Saxon Poetry Contexts and conventions of the earliest English poetry. Includes such poems as Maldon, Wanderer, Seafarer, Judith, Wife's Lament, Dream of the Rood and excerpts from Beowulf. Seminar, 3 hours per week Prerequisite: ENGL 3P91. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL 3F92. *ENGL 3P94 Literary Criticism (also offered as GBLS 3P94) Literary criticism from Aristotle to Brooks and Leavis emphasizing enduring literary critical problems. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL (GBLS) 3F93. ENGL 3P95 Romance and Visionary Literature of the late Middle Ages Such texts as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Pearl from Langland's Piers the Plowman, Sir Thomas Malory's account of the rise and fall of the Round Table. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 3V60-3V69 Special Topics in Canadian Literature ENGL 3V61 2004-2005: Responses to WWI in Canadian Literature Poetry and prose written both during and directly following WWI. Authors may include Frank Prewett, Charles Harrison, Nellie McClung, Timothy Findley, Ted Plantos and Jane Urquhart, and up to contemporary literary responses to WWI. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 3V70-3V79 Theoretical Issues in the Study of Literature ENGL 3V90-3V99 English Area Studies Studies in a specialized area of literature in English. ENGL 4F99 Senior Research Tutorial or Thesis Either tutorial combined with individual research or a thesis on a specialized topic or major author, of mutual interest to the student and the instructor. Restriction: open to English and Contemporary Culture, ENGL (single or combined) and BA English(Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior) majors with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits and permission of the instructor and the Chair. Note: the Chair must approve proposals for projects and circulate approved projects to the Department. #ENGL 4P15 Words on Words: Narratives of Language (also offered as WRIT 4P15) Critical history of the study of language from Socrates to Saussure and after. Theories of the nature and origin of language; the relations among reality, language, and thought, including the relationship between linguistic theories and literary representation in several historical periods. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to students with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor and the Chair. Prerequisite: two WRIT credits. ENGL 4P70 Contemporary Literary Theory: Structuralist and Poststructuralist Thought Advanced introduction to theoretical concerns. Structuralist theoreticians, such as Marx, de Saussure, Freud, Levi-Strauss and Barthes. Poststructuralist theoreticians, such as Derrida, Foucault and Lacan. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to English and Contemporary Culture, ENGL (single or combined) and BA English(Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior) majors with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor and the Chair. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL 4F70. ENGL 4P71 Contemporary Theoretical Approaches Advanced introduction to such areas as cultural studies, postcolonial theory, subjectivity and identity, postmodernism and feminism. Seminar, 3 hours per week Restriction: open to English and Contemporary Culture, ENGL (single or combined) and BA English(Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior) majors with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor and the Chair. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in ENGL 4F70. ENGL 4P85 Honours Seminar in English Studies Major theoretical and critical issues in English studies. Restriction: open to English and Contemporary Culture, ENGL (single or combined) and BA English(Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior) majors with a minimum of 15.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor and the Chair. ENGL 4P98 Senior Tutorial or Research Paper Either tutorial combined with individual research or a research paper on a specialized topic or major author, of mutual interest to the student and the instructor. Restriction: open to English and Contemporary Culture, ENGL (single or combined) and BA English(Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior) majors with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor and the Chair. Note: the Chair must approve proposals for projects and circulate approved projects to the Department. ENGL 4P99 Senior Tutorial or Research Paper Either tutorial combined with individual research or a research paper on a specialized topic or major author, of mutual interest to the student and the instructor. Restriction: open to English and Contemporary Culture, ENGL (single or combined) and BA English(Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior) majors with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits or permission the instructor and the Chair. Note: the Chair must approve proposals for projects and circulate approved projects to the Department. ENGL 4V00-4V09 Topics in English Literature Before 1800 Restriction: open to English and Contemporary Culture, ENGL (single or combined) and BA English(Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior) majors with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor and the Chair. ENGL 4V03 2004-2005: Christopher Marlowe Christopher Marlowe's drama and poetry, in the context of Elizabethan theatre and culture. ENGL 4V30-4V39 Topics in 19th-Century Literature Restriction: open to English and Contemporary Culture, ENGL (single or combined) and BA English(Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior) majors with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor and the Chair. ENGL 4V30 2004-2005: Jane Austen The work of Austen from a variety of critical and theoretical perspectives. Seminar, 3 hours per week. ENGL 4V31 2004-2005: Women Writers of the Romantic Period Poetry, drama, fiction, and non-fiction prose by women writing between 1780 and 1830. Writers may include Anna Laetitia Barbauld, Mary Prince, Charlotte Smith, Joanna Baillie, Ann Radcliffe, Jane Austen, Felicia Hemans, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Seminar, 3 hours per week. ENGL 4V40-4V49 Topics in Contemporary Literature Restriction: open to English and Contemporary Culture, ENGL (single or combined) and BA English(Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior) majors with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor and the Chair. ENGL 4V60-4V69 Topics in Contemporary Canadian Writing Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to English and Contemporary Culture, ENGL (single or combined) and BA English(Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior) majors with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor and the Chair. ENGL 4V64 2004-2005: Contemporary Canadian Fiction: the Short Story Short fiction by such writers as Munro, Gallant, Atwood, and MacLeod, in the context of contemporary theory related to the short story. ENGL 4V65 2004-2005: Space, Place and Identity in Contemporary Canadian Poetry Treatment of place in the work of contemporary Canadian poets; theories of place and space; debatable notions of Canadian identity fostered by literary anthologies and their selective practices. ENGL 4V70-4V79 Text and Context Topics in literature and intellectual history. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to English and Contemporary Culture, ENGL (single or combined) and BA English(Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior) majors with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor and the Chair. ENGL 4V90-4V99 English Area Studies Studies in a specialized area of literature in English. Restriction: open to English and Contemporary Culture, ENGL (single or combined) and BA English(Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior) majors with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor and the Chair.  
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WRIT 1P80 Introduction to Writing Exploration of the connections among careful reading, writing and thinking: introduction to the analytical, grammatical and editorial tools needed for clear and forceful expression in well-articulated essays, from the narrative to the expository. Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week. WRIT 1P81 Academic Writing Writing undergraduate papers, expression and organization of arguments, presentation of evidence, how and why styles and conventions differ across disciplines. Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: WRIT 1P80 or permission of the instructor. WRIT 1P96 Professional Writing: An Introduction Introduction to various forms of writing, both literary and non-literary, through an investigation of a wide range of texts. Selected rhetorical theories. Examples of journalistic, literary, scientific and professional writing will serve as models for student writing assignments. Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week. *WRIT 2P14 Technical Writing (also offered as COMM 2P14) Processes of technical writing and editing. Document design for scientific, corporate and industrial communication. Practical experience in the production of technical documents. Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one credit from WRIT 1(alpha)80 to 1(alpha)99, ENGL 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, COMM 1F90 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in WRIT 2P15. *WRIT 2P16 Communication for Organizations (also offered as COMM 2P16) Theory, strategies and practice of writing for both business and public organizations. Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one credit from WRIT 1(alpha)80 to 1(alpha)99, COMM 1F90, ENGL 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. *WRIT 2P18 Reporting and News Writing for Mass Media (also offered as COMM 2P18) News gathering, writing, and editing for print and electronic media; journalistic style and conventions; interviewing and other information-gathering techniques; editing basics. Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to ENPW majors until date specified in BIRT guide. Prerequisite: one credit from WRIT 1(alpha)80 to 1(alpha)99, COMM 1F90, ENGL 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Note: students minoring in Writing may register prior to the date specified in BIRT guide. Contact the English Department. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in WRIT 3P09. *WRIT 2P27 Persuasive Discourse: Theoretical Foundations (also offered as ENGL 2P27) Classical foundations, historical developments and contemporary theory. Includes the relation of language use to cultural practices, ethics, identity and power. Analysis of various genres of texts and persuasive writing in popular culture and mass media. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one credit from WRIT 1(alpha)80 to 1(alpha)99, COMM 1F90, ENGL 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in WRIT (ENGL) 3P27. *WRIT 3P06 Creative Writing: Short Fiction (also offered as ENGL 3P06) The craft of short fiction writing. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: permission of the instructor. Prerequisite: one credit from WRIT 1(alpha)80 to 1(alpha)99, ENGL 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99. Note: students must apply in writing, with portfolio, at least four weeks before the beginning of classes. Details from the Department. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in WRIT (ENGL) 3F05 and ENGL (WRIT) 3P05. *WRIT 3P07 Creative Writing: Poetry (also offered as ENGL 3P07) The craft of poetry writing. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: permission of the instructor. Prerequisite: one credit from WRIT 1(alpha)80 to 1(alpha) 99, ENGL 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99. Note: students must apply in writing, with portfolio, at least four weeks before the beginning of classes. Details from the Department. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade in WRIT (ENGL) 3F05 and ENGL (WRIT) 3P05. WRIT 3P10 Teaching Writing: Theory and Practice Major pedagogies of contemporary writing instruction: composition theory; technology related to teaching writing; collaborative strategies; course design; responding to student writing; practical experience. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: one credit from WRIT 1(alpha)80 to 1(alpha)99, ENGL 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99; one WRIT credit numbered 2(alpha)00 or above or permission of the instructor. WRIT 3P12 Humanities Research in the Digital Age Concepts and theories in communication and information retrieval with reference to a variety of media and information sources, including the Internet. The role of scholars and journalists in producing information. Strategies for acquiring, evaluating and communicating information. Lab, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to students with a minimum of 7.0 credits or permission of the instructor. *WRIT 3P28 Rhetorical Analysis (also offered as ENGL 3P28) Analysis of literary and non-literary texts using categories, insights, and practices of classical and contemporary rhetorical studies. Texts include poetry, fiction, drama, journalism, scientific and political writing, and advertising. Attention to the rhetoric of public spaces, issues of social justice, and the building and maintenance of human communities. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: one WRIT or two ENGL credits numbered 2(alpha)00 or above or permission of the instructor. #WRIT 3P63 Desktop Publishing and Design (also offered as COMM 3P63) Practicum in desktop publishing, layout and design. Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to ENPW and COMM (single or combined) majors with a minimum of 9.0 overall credits. Prerequisite: COMM 2F50, one WRIT credit numbered 2(alpha)00 or above or permission of the instructor. WRIT 4P10 Language and Discourse: Theory and Practice Methodological approaches to the analysis of the relation between the discursive contexts and linguistic features of texts; the encoding and enacting of social worlds and relations in language; introduction to the field of discourse studies in general (e.g. Bakhtin, Foucault), critical discourse analysis in particular (e.g. Fairclough, Van Dijk). Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to students with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor and the Chair. Prerequisite: two WRIT credits. *WRIT 4P15 Words on Words: Narratives of Language (also offered as ENGL 4P15) Critical history of the study of language from Socrates to Saussure and after. Theories of the nature and origin of language; the relations among reality, language, and thought, including the relationship between linguistic theories and literary representation in several historical periods. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to students with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor and the Chair. Prerequisite: two WRIT credits. WRIT 4F99 Independent Studies in Writing Research project related to writing chosen by the student in consultation with a faculty member. Restriction: permission of the instructor. Note: the student will produce a substantial body of work on a writing and communications issue. Students must have a minimum 75 percent average in two WRIT credits numbered 2(alpha)00 or above. The Chair must approve proposals for projects and circulate approved projects to the Department. WRIT 4P98 Independent Studies in Writing Research project related to writing chosen by the student in consultation with a faculty member. Restriction: permission of the instructor. Note: the student will produce a substantial body of work on a writing and communications issue. Students must have a minimum 75 percent average in two WRIT credits numbered 2(alpha)00 or above. The Chair must approve proposals for projects and circulate approved projects to the Department. WRIT 4P99 Independent Studies in Writing Research project related to writing chosen by the student in consultation with a faculty member. Restriction: permission of the instructor. Note: the student will produce a substantial body of work on a writing and communications issue. Students must have a minimum 75 percent average in two WRIT credits numbered 2(alpha)00 or above. The Chair must approve proposals for projects and circulate approved projects to the Department.  
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