Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

EN263
Canadian Fiction Before 1980
0.5 Credit

A survey of Canadian literature from the colonial period to the late modernist period (c. 1840-1979). The course explores the beginnings of a national literature in Canada through representative literary works that foreground the social and historical impact of frontierism, settlement, Confederation, modernism and the rise of Trudeau-era nationalism. Works may include novels, short stories, life writing and literary criticism.