Academic Catalog 2019-20

ENGL 3053 Canadian Literature

Study of Canadian literature as a national literature on an international stage. The course examines the complexities of the question: "What is intrinsically and distinctively Canadian about Canadian literature?" While emphasizing English-Canadian writings, the course also looks at Canadian-Quebec works (in translation) as well as native or ethnic literatures. Selected authors may include Atwood, Birdsell, Blaise, Davies, Kogawa, Kroetsch, Lawrence, Munro, Ondaatje, Purdy, Shields, Wah, Watson, and many others.


3.00 units