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“Survival Narratives in Canadian YA Fiction”
In this course, we will focus on a range of Canadian young adult novels from the mid-nineteenth century to the present which explore the theme of survival in a variety of guises.
“Canadian English in Vancouver”
Is eh Canadian? Is there Canadian English? Is toque really Canadian (what is it, anyway?)?
In this course, we will explore the method of the written questionnaire in the social variation of English, a method that has been sidelined for most of the 20th century until quite recently (sociolinguists generally prefer interviews, but not so quick!) […]
“Romantic Period Literature”Whether or not we admit it, we are all Romantics to the extent that we identify primarily as ‘individuals:’ Romanticism initiated modernity’s paradoxically collective, social preoccupation with what it means to lead a unique life of one’s own.
This course explores literary responses to the many real and imagined technological innovations of the Victorian period: electric power, the telegraph, telephone, photograph, phonograph, automaton, typewriter, time machine, flying machine, automobile, and railway.
Children’s Literature Gisèle Baxter Term 1 MWF, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM “Something in the Shadows is Watching” “You are always in danger in the forest, where no people are.” Angela Carter, “The Company of Wolves” From The Turn of the Screw to The Others, creepy children frequently haunt Gothic texts. But what of Gothic texts assuming a […]