ENGL 460

Classic Literary Criticism

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

A survey of foundational texts in literary criticism from antiquity to the early 20th century. Explores recurrent issues central to the discipline of literary studies such as literary genres and literary language, the category of the author, the evolution of the social and aesthetic functions of literature, literary-critical judgment and literary history. May include writings by Plato, Aristotle, Sidney, Johnson, Hume, Kant, Schiller, Wordsworth, Arnold, Wilde, Eliot and Woolf


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ENGL 460, ENGL 446.

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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