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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 28.95
The Routledge Concise History of Canadian Literature introduces the fiction, poetry and drama of Canada in its historical, political and cultural contexts. In this clear and structured volume, Richard Lane outlines: the history of Canadian literature from colonial times to the present key texts for Canadian First Peoples and the... more...
- Les Presses de l'Universite d'Ottawa 2000; US$ 9.99
Très rapidement, Anne Hébert trouve sa voie, singulière entre toutes celles de notre littérature : le matérialisme. Entendons par là que, récusant l?enseignement religieux, c?est dans les profondeurs du moi que l?auteure cherche la vérité de l?être ; et la plongée en soi révèle essentiellement, comme le disait Freud, le jeu des pulsions. Pulsions... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 165.00
This research monograph examines familiar letters in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century English to provide a pragmatic reading of the meanings that writers make and readers infer. The first part of the book presents a method of analyzing historical texts. The second part seeks to validate this method through case studies that illuminate how modern... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2005; US$ 16.99
<DIV><p><i>The Canadian Modernists Meet</i> is a collection of new critical essays on major and rediscovered Canadian writers of the early to mid-twentieth century. F.R. Scott's well-known poem 'The Canadian Authors Meet' sets the theme for the volume: a revisiting of English Canada's formative movements in modernist poetry,... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2007; US$ 19.95
The study of Canadian literature-CanLit-has undergone dramatic changes since it became an area of specialization in the 1960s and '70s. As new global forces in the 1990s undermined its nation-based critical assumptions, its theoretical focus and research methods lost their immediacy. The contributors to Trans.Can.Lit address cultural policy, citizenship,... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2008; US$ 48.95
The essays in Home Words explore the complexity of the idea of home through various theoretical lenses and groupings of texts. One focus of this collection is the relation between the discourses of nation, which often represent the nation as home, and the discourses of home in children's literature, which variously picture home as a dwelling, family,... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2008; US$ 42.95
Asian Canadian Writing Beyond Autoethnography explores some of the latest developments in the literary and cultural practices of Canadians of Asian heritage. While earlier work by ethnic, multicultural, or minority writers in Canada was often concerned with immigration, the moment of arrival, issues of assimilation, and conflicts between generations,... more...
- ECW Press 2011; US$ 12.95
Inspired by a group of herons resting near the author’s home towards the end of a long and difficult winter, this collection of poems employs the cranethe symbol of longevity, immortality, and good fortune in Asian folkloreas its dominant image. Questions such as How do we make sense of our lives? and What is the role of the... more...
- House of Anansi Press 2011; US$ 18.95
The fifty essays in Second Words span the period from 1962 to 1980 and reveal Margaret Atwood's views on feminism, Canadian literature, the creative process, nationalism, sexism, as well as critical commentary on such writers as Erica Jong, E. L. Doctorow, Northrop Frye, Roch Carrier, Marie-Claire Blais, Marge Piercy, Adrienne Rich, Sylvia Plath,... more...