ENGL 209

Foundations of Literary Criticism

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Introduces basic categories and problems of literary criticism, with an emphasis on the development of close reading skills and a vocabulary for writing confidently about literature. Offers training in stylistic and formal analysis and description, genre conventions and the use of textual evidence and contextual information (biography, authorial statements, formal conventions, socio-historical background) to develop and support interpretations.

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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