Comparative Canadian Literature II (Revision 2)
Permanently closed, effective December 23, 2015.
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Delivery Mode: Individualized study online
Area of Study: Humanities
Precluded courses: ENGL 551 (ENGL 451 may not be taken for credit if credit has already been obtained for ENGL 551.)
ENGL 451 has a Challenge for Credit option.
English 451 is a further study of Canada’s ethnic writing in the context of history, immigration, identity, and ethnicity. The course focuses on the following topics:
- the nature of Canada’s national literature
- the questions of race and ethnicity
- the diversity of Canadian culture, nationalism, and identity
To receive credit for ENGL 451, you must complete two essay assignments, one research paper, and a final exam; you must receive a grade of at least “D” (50 percent) on each of these requirements. The weighting of the course assignments is as follows:
|Essay 1||Essay 2||Research Paper||Final Exam||Total|
The final examination for this course must be taken online with an AU approved exam invigilator at an approved invigilation centre. It is your responsibility to ensure your chosen invigilation centre can accommodate online exams. For a list of invigilators that can accommodate online exams, visit the Exam Invigilation Network.
To learn more about assignments and examinations, please refer to Athabasca University's online Calendar.
Baisilières, Michel. Black Bird: A Novel. Toronto: Vintage Canada, 2003.
Boyden, Joseph. Born with a Tooth. Toronto: Cormorant Books Inc., 2001.
Callaghan, Morley. Such Is My Beloved. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Ltd., 2007.
Clarke, Austin. More. Toronto: Thomas Allan Publishers, 2008.
Kreisel, Henry. The Almost Meeting. Edmonton: NeWest Press, 1981.
Lysenko, Vera. Yellow Boots. Edmonton: NeWest Press, 1992.
Ondaatje, Michael. The Collected Works of Billy the Kid: Left Handed Poems. Concord: House of Anansi Press Limited, 1970.
Vassanji, M. G. No New Land. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1991.
Kamboureli, Smaro, ed. Making A Difference: Canadian Multicultural Literatures in English. 2nd ed. Toronto: Oxford UP, 2007.
All other materials are available online.
The Challenge for Credit process allows students to demonstrate that they have acquired a command of the general subject matter, knowledge, intellectual and/or other skills that would normally be found in a university level course.
Full information for the Challenge for Credit can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar.
Undergraduate Challenge for Credit Course Registration Form
Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized-study counterparts.
Opened in Revision 2, January 25, 2012
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Updated January 22 2016 by SAS