English Course Descriptions

The course descriptions below are subject to minor changes. Please note that should course descriptions in the Academic Calendar vary from these course descriptions, the Academic Calendar course descriptions shall prevail.

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FIRST YEAR

ENG100H5 Effective Writing (HUM)
This course provides practical tools for writing in university and beyond. Students will gain experience in generating ideas, clarifying insights, structuring arguments, composing paragraphs and sentences, critiquing and revising their writing, and communicating effectively to diverse audiences.

This course does not count toward any English program. [36L]
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ENG101H5 How to Read Critically (HUM)
This foundational course serves as an introduction to a wide range and variety of methods for literary and textual analysis, giving students a set of interpretive tools they can use to analyze texts in English classes and beyond. Emphasis will be on developing close, attentive reading skills as ways of thinking not just about, but through texts, and on deploying these skills effectively in essays and discussions. The class will draw on literary works from a variety of countries, centuries, genres and media. We recommend that students considering a Specialist, Major, or a Minor in English take this course. [36L]
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ENG110Y5 Narrative: Literature and the Story (HUM)
This course explores the stories that are all around us and that shape our world: traditional literary narratives such as ballads, romances, and novels, and also the kinds of stories we encounter in non-literary contexts such as journalism, movies, myths, jokes, legal judgments, travel writing, histories, songs, diaries, biographies. [48L, 24T]
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ENG121H5 Traditions of Theatre and Drama (HUM,EXP)
An introductory survey of the forms and history of world drama from the classical period to the nineteenth century in its performance context. May include later works influenced by historical forms and one or more plays in the Theatre Erindale schedule of production. May include a research performance component. This course is also listed as DRE121H5. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG125Y1
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ENG122H5 Modern and Contemporary Theatre and Drama (HUM,EXP)
An introductory survey of the forms and history of world drama from the late nineteenth century to the present in its performance context. May include film adaptations and one or more plays in the Theatre Erindale schedule of productions. May include a research performance component. This course is also listed as DRE122H5. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG125Y1
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ENG140Y5 Contemporary World Literatures (HUM)
An exploration of how late twentieth and twenty-first century literature in English responds to our world. Includes poetry, prose, drama by major writers, such as Morrison, Munro, Coetzee, and Rushdie, and emerging writers. [48L, 24T]

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SECOND YEAR

ENG201Y5 Reading Poetry (HUM)
An introduction to poetry, through a close reading of texts, focusing on its traditional forms, themes, techniques, and uses of language; its historical and geographical range; and its twentieth-century diversity. [72L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG202Y5 British Literature: Medieval to Eighteenth-Century (HUM)
This course serves as an introduction to influential texts that have shaped the British literary heritage from Chaucer to Burney. Students will focus on questions such as the range and evolution of poetic forms, the development of the theatre, the rise of the novel, and the emergence of women writers. [48L, 24T]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG203Y5 British Literature: Romantic to Contemporary (HUM)
An introduction to influential texts that have shaped British literary history from the Romantic period to the present, covering developments in poetry, drama, and prose, from William Wordsworth to Zadie Smith and beyond. The course will address topics such as revolution and war; the increasing diversity of poetic forms; the cultural dominance of the novel; romanticism, Victorianism, modernism, and postmodernism; feminism; colonialism and decolonization; the ethnic and cultural diversity of Anglophone literature in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries; literature and sexual identity; the AIDS epidemic; and technology and the digital age. [72L]

Exclusion: None.
Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG205H5 Rhetoric (HUM)
An introduction to the rhetorical tradition from classical times to the present with a focus on prose as strategic persuasion. Besides rhetorical terminology, topics may include the discovery and arrangement of arguments, validity in argumentation, elements of style, and rhetorical criticism and theory. [36L]

Exclusion: WRI305H5
Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG206H5 Rhetorical Criticism (HUM)
This course will use the tools and perspectives of rhetoric, from the Sophists to the postmodern, to analyze and critique the texts and other cultural artifacts that surround us. Much of what we encounter in the cultural realm is an argument; the task in this course will be to understand and engage with those arguments. Students will analyze the rhetoric of poetry, fiction, and drama, as well as of news stories, speeches, video, images, and more. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG210Y5 The Novel (HUM)
An introduction to the novel through a reading of ten to twelve texts, representing a range of periods, techniques, regions, and themes. [72L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG213H5 The Short Story (HUM)
This course explores shorter works of nineteenth- and twentieth-century writers. Special attention will be paid to formal and rhetorical concepts for the study of fiction as well as to issues such as narrative voice, allegory, irony, and the representation of temporality. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG214H5 The Short Story Cycle (HUM)
This course explores collections of short stories. It examines individual stories, the relationships among and between stories, the dynamics of the collection as a whole, the literary history of this genre, along with its narrative techniques and thematic concerns. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG215H5 The Canadian Short Story (HUM)
An introduction to the Canadian short story, this course emphasizes its rich variety of settings, subjects, and styles. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG220Y5 Shakespeare (HUM)
A study of about twelve plays by Shakespeare, representing the different periods of his career and the different genres he worked in (comedy, history, tragedy). Such plays as: Romeo and Juliet; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Richard II; Henry IV, parts I and II; Henry V; Twelfth Night; Measure for Measure; Hamlet; King Lear; Antony and Cleopatra; The Tempest. Some non-dramatic poetry may be added. [48L, 24T]

Exclusion: DRE221Y
Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG234H5 Children’s Literature (HUM)
A critical and historical study of poetry and fiction written for or appropriated by children, this course may also include drama or non-fiction and will cover works by at least twelve authors such as Bunyan, Stevenson, Carroll, Twain, Alcott, Nesbit, Montgomery, Milne, Norton, and Fitzhugh. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG235H5 Comics and the Graphic Novel (HUM)
An introduction to the writing and sequential art of comics and graphic novels, this course includes fictional and nonfictional comics by artists such as Will Eisner, Art Spiegelman, Frank Miller, Alan Moore, Chris Ware, Daniel Clowes, Julie Doucet, Marjane Satrapi, Chester Brown and Seth. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y5 or ENG140Y5, or both DRE/ENG121H5 and DRE/ENG122H5 or who successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG236H5 Detective Fiction (HUM)
At least 12 works by such authors as Poe, Dickens, Collins, Doyle, Chesterton, Christie, Sayers, VanDine, Hammett, Chandler, Faulkner, P.D. James, Rendell. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG237H5 Science Fiction (HUM)
This course explores speculative fiction that invents or extrapolates an inner or outer cosmology from the physical, life, social, and human sciences. Typical subjects include AI, alternative histories, cyberpunk, evolution, future and dying worlds, genetics, space/time travel, strange species, theories of everything, utopias, and dystopias. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG238H5 Fantasy Literature (HUM)
This course focuses on fantasy literature, film and television, and draws on a wide range of critical, cultural, and theoretical approaches. As it explores the magical and supernatural, it may consider such genres as alternative histories, animal fantasy, epic, fairy tales, magic realism, and swords and sorcery. Authors and texts covered will survey the history of fantasy across American, British and Canadian literature, and may include Beowulf, Carroll, Gaiman, Le Guin, Lewis, Martin, Ovid, Rowling, Shakespeare, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Swift, and Tolkien. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG239H5 Horror Literature (HUM)
A critical and historical critical introduction to gothic literature, film, and television covering such authors as Carter, King, Lovecraft, Matheson, Poe, Rice, Shelley, Stevenson, and Stoker. The course draws on diverse critical and theoretical approaches as it examines a wide range of national and cultural contexts. It focuses on the gothic in broad terms and such concepts and issues as fear, horror, terror, the monstrous, the mythological, and the supernatural. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG250Y5 American Literature (HUM)
An introductory survey of major works in American literature, this course explores works in a variety of genres, including poetry, fiction, essays, and slave narratives. [72L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG252Y5 Canadian Literature (HUM)
An introductory survey of major Canadian works in poetry, prose, and drama from early to recent times. [72L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG259H5 Literature and Environmental Criticism (HUM)
This course is an introduction to the field of ecocriticism: the study of literary writing about nature and of literature’s role in thinking about environment. Students will read work by prominent theorists of the field and by major literary writers such as Shakespeare, Marvell, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Thoreau, Emerson, Whitman, Dickens, Hardy, Pratt, Lawrence, Frost, and Atwood. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG269H5 Queer Writing (HUM)
Introducing a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer tradition in literature and theory, this course may explore texts from a variety of historical periods, from the classical to the contemporary. It will focus on a variety of genres, potentially including poetry, drama, fiction, criticism, and popular culture. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG273Y1
Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG271H5 Toronto’s Multicultural Literatures (HUM)
Toronto is one of the world’s most diverse and multicultural cities. This course is a study of literature by writers with strong connections to Toronto who explore issues such as diasporas, identity, nationality, place, origin, and the multicultural experience. Writers may include: Judy Fong Bates, Dionne Brand, Austin Clarke, Pier Giorgio Di Cicco, Rohinton Mistry, Michael Ondaatje, M. Nourbese Philip, Shyam Selvadurai, M. G. Vassanji. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG272H5 Literature and Exile (HUM)
Explores the complex effects of exile – coerced or chosen – on aesthetic choices within fiction, poetry, and drama, and especially on the nature of literary language. Includes works in English by writers of different origins, such as Conrad, James, Beckett, Joyce, Rhys, Pound, Ionesco, Nabokov, Koestler, Brodsky, Naipaul, Achebe, Kundera, Skvorecky, Rushdie, Gallant, Sebald, Ondaatje, Danticat, Ali, Nafisi. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG273H5 Writing and Resistance: Decolonizing Literature (HUM)
In this course we will study literary and non-literary texts from the nineteenth century to the present day. Colonial texts will be analyzed alongside postcolonial interpretations of the nineteenth-century archive, giving students a grasp of colonial discourse and contemporary postcolonial analyses.

Exclusion: ENG253Y5, ENG270Y1, ENG270Y5
Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y5 or ENG140Y5 or both DRE/ENG121H5 and DRE/ENG122H5 or who have completed at least 4.0 credits.
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ENG274H5 Indigenous Literatures (HUM)
An introduction to Indigenous literature with emphasis on writers from Canada’s First Nations. Readings will be considered in the context of global aboriginal cultures and oral traditions. Texts may include fiction, poetry, drama, and non-fiction by writers such as Sherman Alexie, Jeannette Armstrong, Michael Dorris, Tomson Highway, Basil Johnston, Thomas King, Lee Maracle, Daniel David Moses, Eden Robinson, Leslie Marmon Silko. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG275H5 Feminist Approaches to Literature (HUM)
This course will consider the implications, for literary studies and for literary writing, of modern traditions of feminist and gender theory. Students will encounter the work of major feminist thinkers - e.g., Mary Wollstonecraft, Simone de Beauvoir, Alice Walker, Julie Kristeva, and Judith Butler - and texts by major women writers. The course will explore feminist approaches to literature, including those that borrow from post-structural, psychoanalytic, and contemporary gender, race, and queer theories. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG276H5 Fanfiction (HUM)
This course investigates fanfiction from a variety of theoretical standpoints, including gender and sexuality studies, critical race studies, and affect theory. It considers the literary history of fanfiction- amateur, unauthorized stories about characters invented by canonical writers (e.g., Jane Austen and Arthur Conan Doyle); a wide selection of fanfiction stories; and the commercialization of the products of the modern fanfiction industry. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG279H5 Video Games (HUM,EXP)
What is the literary history of video games? The course considers how some novels and plays work like games; how games have evolved complex and often non-verbal means of conveying narratives; and whether narrative in fiction, theatre and film can or should be a model for storytelling in the rule-bound, interactive worlds of video games. [36L]

Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG280H5 Critical Approaches to Literature (HUM)
An introduction to literary theory and its central questions, such as the notion of literature itself, the relation between literature and reality, the nature of literary language, the making of literary canons, and the roles of the author and the reader. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG267H5
Prerequisite: All 200-series courses are open to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENG110Y or ENG140Y, or both DRE/ENG121H and DRE/ENG122H, or who have successfully completed at least 4.0 full credits.
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ENG289H5 Creative Writing (HUM)
Students will engage in a variety of creative exercises, conducted across a range of different genres of literary writing. Restricted to students who in the opinion of the Department show special aptitude. Detailed requirements will appear on the Department website in advance of this date. Students should contact the instructor or the Undergraduate Advisor for more information. [36S]

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; portfolio must be submitted by May 15 ( for F courses) and September 15 (for S courses).
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ENG299Y5 Research Opportunity Program (HUM,EXP)
This course provides a richly rewarding opportunity for students in their second year to work on the research project of a professor. Students enrolled have an opportunity to become involved in original research, learn research methods, and share in the excitement and discovery of acquiring new knowledge. Professors’ project descriptions for the following fall-winter session are posted on the ROP website in mid-February and students are invited to apply at that time. See Experiential Learning Programs (Page 34) for more details.

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit of ENG110Y5/ ENG140Y5/ DRE121H5/ ENG121H5/ DRE122H5/ ENG122H5 OR 4.0 credits.
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THIRD YEAR

ENG300Y5 Chaucer (HUM)
The foundation of English literature: in their uncensored richness and range, Chaucer’s works have delighted wide audiences for over 600 years. Includes The Canterbury Tales, with its variety of narrative genres from the humorous and bawdy to the religious and philosophical, and Troilus and Criseyde, a profound erotic masterpiece. [72L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits 2017-2018 Calendar 177 English (HBA) Programs
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ENG301H5 Making Love in the Sixteenth Century (HUM)
In this course, students will follow the changing constructions of love and love poetry in the sixteenth century, starting with Wyatt and Surrey, passing through Tottel, to the Elizabethan court, and ending with the erotic love poetry that served as a backlash against the Petrarchanism of the early sixteenth century. [36L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits.
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ENG303H5 Milton (HUM)
Selections from Paradise Lost and other works. [36L]

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ENG304H5 Seventeenth-Century Poetry (HUM)
Considering literature during the reign of the early Stuarts and the Civil War, this course includes such poets as Donne, Jonson, Lanyer, Wroth, Herbert, and Marvell, and such prose writers as Bacon, Clifford, Donne, Wroth, Burton, Cary, Browne, Hobbes, Milton, and Cavendish. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG304Y1, ENG304Y5
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ENG305H5 Swift, Pope, and their Contemporaries (HUM)
Selected works in prose and verse by Swift and Pope studied alongside works by their contemporaries. Topics may include the legitimacy of satire, the role of criticism, and the growing importance of writing by women. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG306Y5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG306Y5 Literature of the Restoration and 18th Century (HUM)
Writers of this period grapple with questions of authority and individualism, tradition and innovation, in politics, religion, knowledge, society, and literature itself. Special attention to Dryden, Pope, Swift, Johnson, and at least six other authors. [72L]

Exclusion: ENG305H5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG307H5 Women Writers before Austen (HUM)
A study of mystical writings, poems, plays, novels, letters, periodical essays, polemical works, and books for children by such writers as Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, Mary Sidney, Emilia Lanyer, Margaret Cavendish, Aphra Behn, Fanny Burney, and Mary Wollstonecraft. Topics may include patronage and publishing; nationality, class, and gender; and generic conventions. [36L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG308Y5 Romantic Poetry and Prose (HUM)
Poetry and critical prose of Blake, W. Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, P.B. Shelley, Keats; may include brief selections from other writers such as Crabbe, Dorothy Wordsworth, Scott, Landor, Mary Shelley, Clare, De Quincey. [72L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG311H5 Medieval Literature (HUM)
This course explores a selection of writings in early English, excluding those by Chaucer. [36L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG312H5 Special Topic in Medieval Literature (HUM)
A concentrated study of one aspect of medieval literature or literary culture, such as a particular genre or author, a specific theme, or the application of a particular critical approach. [36L]

Exclusion: None.
Prerequisite: 2.0 credit in ENG, including ENG202Y5, and 4.0 additional credits.
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ENG313H5 Special Topic in Early Modern British Literature (HUM)
A concentrated study of one aspect of early modern British literature or literary culture, such as a particular subgenre or author, specific theme, or the application of a particular critical approach. [36L]

Exclusion: None.
Prerequisite: 2.0 credit in ENG, including ENG202Y5, and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG314H5 Special Topic in Eighteenth-Century British Literature (HUM)
A concentrated study of one aspect of eighteenth-century British literature or literary culture, such as a particular subgenre or author, specific theme, or the application of a particular critical approach. [36L]

Prerequisite: 2.0 credit in ENG, including ENG202Y5, and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG315H5 Special Topic in Nineteenth-Century British Literature (HUM)
A concentrated study of one aspect of nineteenth-century British literature or literary culture, such as a particular subgenre or author, specific theme, or the application of a particular critical approach. [36L]

Exclusion: None.
Prerequisite: 2.0 credit in ENG, including ENG202Y5 or ENG203Y5, and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG316H5 Special Topic in Modern and Contemporary Literature (HUM)
A concentrated study of one aspect of modern or contemporary literature or literary culture, such as a particular subgenre or author, specific theme, or the application of a particular critical approach. [36L]

Exclusion: None.
Prerequisite: 2.0 credit in ENG, including ENG202Y5 or ENG203Y5, and 4.0 additional credits 178 University of Toronto Mississauga Programs English (HBA)
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ENG320H5 Transforming Literature in the Sixteenth Century (HUM)
This course focuses on transformations of major literary forms during the sixteenth century, especially on how these transformations involve engagements with medieval and earlier materials. It covers such topics as Petrarchan poetry in translation by Wyatt and Surrey; John Fox’s and John Bale’s repackaging of Anne Askew’s biography; and the work of Ovid and other classical authors in translation and adaptation, as in the Shakespeare’s Venus and Adonis. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG302Y1, ENG302Y5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in English and 3.0 additional credits.
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ENG321H5 Poetry and Prose 1600-1660 (HUM)
Considering literature during the reign of the early Stuarts and the Civil War, this course includes such poets as Donne, Jonson, Lanyer, Wroth, Herbert and Marvell, and such prose writers as Bacon, Clifford, Donne, Wroth, Burton, Cary, Browne, Milton, and Cavendish. [36L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in English and 3.0 additional credits.
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ENG322Y5 The Rise of the Novel in the Eighteenth Century (HUM)
This course studies the emergence of prose fiction as a genre recognized in both a literary and a commercial sense. Authors may include Behn, Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Sterne, Scott, and Austen. [72L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG323H5 Austen and Her Contemporaries (HUM)
A study of selected novels by Austen and of works by such contemporaries as Radcliffe, Godwin, Woolstonecraft, Wordsworth, Edgeworth, Scott, and Shelley, in the context of the complex literary, social, and political relationships of that time. [36L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG324Y5 Victorian Fiction (HUM)
Explores the works of a great age of fiction and its responses to moral, social and political dilemmas. At least twelve novels by such authors as Dickens, Trollope, Thackeray, the Brontës, George Eliot and Hardy. [72L]

Exclusion: ENG325H5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG325H5 The Victorian Novel (HUM)
This course surveys several major novels in order to understand the genre that came to dominate literary culture in the Victorian era. Topics may include realism, the marriage plot, the social-problem novel, feminism and sexual identity, novels of growing up, the city, and seriality. Authors may include Dickens, Thackeray, E. Bronte, C. Bronte, Gaskell, Trollope, Eliot, Collins, Hardy, Gissing, and Wilde, among others. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG324Y5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG328H5 The Modernist Novel (HUM)
This course explores novels by such writers as James, Conrad, Cather, Forster, Joyce, Woolf, Lawrence, and Faulkner. [36L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG329H5 Contemporary British Fiction (HUM)
This course explores six or more works by at least four British contemporary writers of fiction. [36L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG330H5 Medieval Drama (HUM)
Texts and performances preceding and underlying the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, including creation-to-doomsday play cycles; plays performed in parishes, inns, great halls, outdoor arenas, and at court; religious and political propaganda plays; political pageants. Attention is given to social, political, and theatrical contexts. [36L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG331H5 Elizabethan Drama (HUM)
This course explores English drama to the end of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, with attention to such playwrights as Lyly, Kyd, Marlowe, and Shakespeare. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG332Y5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG333H5 The Modernist Novel (HUM)
This course explores novels by such writers as James, Conrad, Cather, Forster, Joyce, Woolf, Lawrence, and Faulkner. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG328Y1, ENG328Y5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG335H5 Jacobean Drama (HUM)
This course explores English drama from the death of Queen Elizabeth I to the closing of the theatres, with attention to such playwrights as Jonson, Middleton, Shakespeare, and Webster. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG332Y5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG336H5 Special Topic in Shakespeare (HUM)
A concentrated study of one aspect of Shakespeare’s work, such as his use of a particular genre, a particular period of his work, a recurring theme, or the application of a particular critical approach. [36L]

Exclusion: None
Prerequisite: 2.0 credit in ENG, including ENG220Y5/ DRE221Y5 and 4.0 additional credits 2017-2018 Calendar 179 English (HBA) Programs
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ENG337H5 Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama (HUM)
At least twelve plays, including works by Dryden, Wycherley, Congreve, Behn, and their successors, chosen to demonstrate the modes of drama practised during the period, the relationship between these modes and that between the plays and the theatres for which they were designed.

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG340H5 Modern Drama: Twentieth Century (HUM)
A study of plays in English by such dramatists as Wilde, Yeats, Shaw, Synge, Glaspell, Hughes, and O’Neill, as well as plays in translation by such dramatists as Ibsen, Chekhov, Strindberg, and Pirandello. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG338Y5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG341H5 Modern Drama: Late Twentieth-Century to Present Day (HUM)
A study of plays by such dramatists as Beckett, Miller, Williams, Pinter, Soyinka, and Churchill, with background readings from other dramatic literatures. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG338Y5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG342H5 Contemporary Drama (HUM)
A study of ten or more plays by at least six recent dramatists. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG339H5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG345H5 Victorian Poetry and Prose (HUM)
Victorian writers (such as Darwin, Tennyson, Browning, Wilde, Nightingale, Christina Rossetti, Kipling) respond to crisis transition: the Industrial Revolution, the Idea of Progress, and the "Woman Question"; conflicting claims of liberty and equality, empire and nation, theology and natural selection; the Romantic Inheritance Art-for-Art’s -Sake, Fin de siècle and Decadence. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG347Y1, ENG347Y5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG349H5 Poetic Ruptures: Approaches to Contemporary Verse (HUM)
Works by at least six contemporary poets, such as Dickey, Ginsberg, Heaney, Howard, Hughes, Larkin, Lowell, Plath, Warren. [36L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG350H5 Poetry and Modernism (HUM)
Special study of Hopkins, Yeats, Pound, Eliot, Stevens; selections from other poets. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG348Y1, ENG348Y5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG352H5 Canadian Drama (HUM)
Canadian plays, with emphasis on major playwrights and on developments since 1940, but with attention also to the history of the theatre in Canada. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG223H5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG353Y5 Canadian Fiction (HUM)
A study of twelve or more Canadian works of fiction, primarily novels. [72L]

Exclusion: ENG216Y5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG354Y5 Canadian Poetry (HUM)
A study of major Canadian poets, modern and contemporary. [72L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG357H5 New Writing in Canada (HUM)
Close encounters with recent writing in Canada: new voices, new forms, and new responses to old forms. Texts may include or focus on poetry, fiction, drama, non-fiction, or new media. [36L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG358H5 Special Topic in Canadian Literature (HUM)
A concentrated study of one aspect of Canadian literature or literary culture, such as a particular subgenre, author, period, or theme, or the application of a particular critical approach. [36L]

Prerequisite: 2.0 credit in ENG, including ENG252Y5, and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG360H5 Early American Literature (HUM)
This course explores writing in a variety of genres produced in the American colonies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, such as narratives, poetry, autobiography, journals, essays, sermons, and court transcripts. [36L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG363Y5 Nineteenth-Century American Literature (HUM)
This course explores American writing in a variety of genres from the end of the Revolution to the beginning of the twentieth century. [72L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG364Y5 Twentieth-Century American Literature (HUM)
This course explores twentieth-century American writing in a variety of genres. [72L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits 180 University of Toronto Mississauga Programs English (HBA)
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ENG365H5 Contemporary American Fiction (HUM)
This course explores six or more works by at least four contemporary American writers of fiction. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG361H5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG366H5 Special Topic in American Literature (HUM)
A concentrated study of one aspect of American literature or literary culture, such as a particular subgenre, author, period, or theme, or the application of a particular critical approach. [36L]

Exclusion: None
Prerequisite: 2.0 credit in ENG, including ENG250Y5, and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG370H5 Global Literatures in English (HUM)
This course involves in-depth study, within the framework of postcolonial and transnational studies, of literatures in English from around the world. It includes fictional and non-fictional texts and contemporary films and media representations. [36L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG371H5 Special Topic in World Literatures (HUM)
A concentrated study of one aspect of postcolonial literature or literary culture, such as a particular genre, author, period, regional or national context, or theme, or the application of a particular critical approach. [36L]

Prerequisite: 2.0 credit in ENG, including ENG270Y5, and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG380H5 History of Literary Theory (HUM)
Literary theory from classical times to the nineteenth century. Topics include theories of the imagination, genre analysis, aesthetics, the relations between literature and reality and literature and society, and the evaluation and interpretation of literature. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG367Y5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG381H5 Digital Texts (HUM)
This course considers the ways in which digital technologies are transforming texts, reading, readerships, and the idea of the literary. Students will study a wide variety of digital texts, e.g., fanfiction, webcomics, viral Tumblr posts and tweets, and video games. They will also learn about the use of digital tools to read, study, and preserve texts. The course may include a practical project , e.g., the design of a narrative game using Twine; the curation of a digital exhibit using Omeka; or an argument about some text/s using visualization software. [36L]

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits.
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ENG382Y5 Contemporary Literary Theory (HUM)
This course explores literary theory from the early twentieth century to the present. Schools or movements studied may include structuralism, formalism, phenomenology, Marxism, post-structuralism, reader-response theory, feminism, queer theory, new historicism, psychoanalysis, postcolonial theory, and cultural and race studies. [72L]

Exclusion: ENG366Y5
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG384H5 Literature and Psychoanalysis (HUM)
An introduction to psychoanalysis for students of literature, this course considers major psycholanalytic ideas through close readings of selected texts by Freud and related psychoanalytic thinkers. The course also explores critiques and applications of Freud’s work and examines a selection of literary texts that engage psychoanalytic theory. [36L]

Exclusion: ENG290Y5, ENG384Y1
Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG389Y5 Creative Writing Workshop (HUM,EXP)
The course allows students to workshop their own creative project/s with the instructor and their peers. Restricted to students who in the opinion of the Department show special aptitude. Detail requirements will appear on the Department website in advance of this date. Students should contact the instructor or the Undergraduate Advisor for more information. [48S]

Exclusion: ENG289H5
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; portfolio must be submitted by May 15.
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ENG390Y5 Individual Studies (HUM,EXP)
A scholarly project chosen by the student and supervised by a faculty member. The form of the project and the manner of its execution will be determined in consultation with the supervisor. All project proposals must be submitted to the Undergraduate Advisor by May 15. Proposal forms are available in Room 289, North Bldg. or from the department website.

Exclusion: ENG490Y5
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits in English
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ENG391Y5 Individual Studies (Creative) (HUM,EXP)
A project in creative writing chosen by the student and supervised by a faculty member. The form of the project and the manner of its execution will be determined in consultation with the supervisor. All project proposals must be submitted to the Undergraduate Advisor by May 15. Proposal forms are available in Room 309, Erindale Hall or from the department website.

Prerequisite: 3.0 credits in English, including ENG369Y5 2017-2018 Calendar 181 English (HBA) Programs
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ENG399Y5 Research Opportunity Program (HUM,EXP)
For senior undergraduate students who have developed some knowledge of a discipline and its research methods, this course offers an opportunity to work on the research project of a professor. Students enrolled will become involved in original research, develop their research skills, and share in the excitement and discovery of acquiring new knowledge. Professors’ project descriptions for the following fall-winter session are posted on the ROP website in mid-February and students are invited to apply at that time. See Experiential Learning Programs (Page 34) for more details

Prerequisite: 1.0 credit in ENG and 3.0 additional credits
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ENG414H5 Seminar: Theory, Language, Methods (HUM)
See department for description. [24S] Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG415H5 Seminar: Theory, Language, Methods (HUM)
See department for description. [24S] Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG416H5 Seminar: Theory, Language, Methods (HUM)
See department for description. [24S] Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG424H5 Seminar: Canadian and Indigenous North American Literatures (HUM)
See department for description. [24S]Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG425H5 Seminar: Canadian and Indigenous North American Literatures (HUM)
See department for description. [24S] Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG426H5 Seminar: Canadian and Indigenous North American Literatures (HUM)
See department for description. [24S] Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG434H5 Seminar: American and Transnational Literatures (HUM)
See department for description. [24S] Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG435H5 Seminar: American and Transnational Literatures (HUM)
See department for description. [24S] Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG436H5 Seminar: American and Transnational Literatures (HUM)
See department for description. [24S] Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG460H5 Seminar: British Literature to the 19th Century (HUM)
See department for description. [24S] Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG461H5 Seminar: British Literature to the 19th Century (HUM)
See department for description. [24S] Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG462H5 Seminar: British Literature to the 19th Century (HUM)
See department for description. [24S] Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG463H5 Seminar: British Literature to the 19th Century (HUM)
See department for description. [24S] Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG470H5 Seminar: Literature since the 18th Century (HUM)
See department for description. [24S] Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG471H5 Seminar: Literature since the 18th Century (HUM)
See department for description. [24S] Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG472H5 Seminar: Literature since the 18th Century (HUM)
See department for description. [24S] Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits
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ENG473H5 Seminar: Literature since the 18th Century (HUM)
See department for description. [24S] Prerequisite: 5.0 credits in ENG and 4.0 additional credits <


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