ENGL 203 Introduction to Canadian Literature




This course provides an introduction to Canadian literature from early European contact to the twenty-first century by examining a variety of storytelling genres that address prevalent themes and debates surrounding the complex, contested notion of "the nation". Students will consider how the context of ongoing settler-colonialism informs Canada's diverse literary cultures and understandings of "the nation".


6 credits of 100-level ENGL

Course Notes

ENGL 203 is an approved Culture and Creative Expression course for Cap Core requirements.

For the focus of the course each term, see the "Courses" page on the English Department website.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).


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