ENGL 464

The Bible and Literature in English

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: part of ENGL 409

The relationship between the Bible and the canon of literature in English, and especially intertextual relationships between biblical and literary texts. Topics include the history of biblical translation, the Bible and popular culture, the combination of biblical and classical mythologies in the creation of Western cultural ideals, the impact of biblical interpretation on literary theory. May include literary works by Shakespeare, Milton, Melville, Faulkner, Atwood.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ENGL 464, ENGL 365 (if taken prior to September 1983), ENGL 409.

Undergraduate course in English offered by the Department of English in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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