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ENG-212 Introduction to Canadian Literature I

3 hours lecture or distance (D), 3 credits

This course is a chronological survey of English-Canadian poetry, fiction, and nonfiction from the sixteenth century to the early twentieth century. It focuses on narratives of exploration and encounter, emigration and settlement, and the emergence of Canada as a nation on the world stage. The course explores the questions surrounding the relationship between Canadian literature and national identity. It seeks to include a range of voices and examines works that are representative, not only of the dominant literary culture, but of different regions, ethnicities, histories and gender identities


  • B in English Studies 12, English 12, English First Peoples 12, ENG 096, or ENG 098; or B in ESL 092 and ESL 095; or C in any first-year university transfer English.

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