ENG198H1: Shipwrecks and Castaways: Disaster at Sea in Literature


For thousands of years, stories of disaster at sea have been among the most widespread and popular of literary genres. These stories raise fundamental questions about the relationship between human beings and the non-human world and the nature of humanity itself. This course will explore the treatment of such questions in some great literary accounts of disaster at sea, from Homer's Odyssey to the twenty-first century. Restricted to first-year students. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.

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Creative and Cultural Representations (1)