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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00
From 1949 to 1968 author Robert van Gulick wrote 15 novels, two novellas and eight short stories featuring Judge Dee, a Chinese magistrate and detective from the Tang dynasty. In addition to providing the setting for riveting mysteries, Dee's world highlighted aspects of traditional Chinese culture through his personal relationships with his wives,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 33.95
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'Université 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...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2009; US$ 36.14
Das als Einführung konzipierte eBook widmet sich in einzelnen Kapiteln dem in den letzten Jahren stark expandierenden Bereich der sogenannten ?New Literatures in English?, die einen beträchtlichen Teil der literarischen Produktion in der englischsprachigen Welt ausmachen. Die einzelnen Kapitel führen am Beispiel ausgewählter Interpretationen in die... 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 1994; US$ 9.99
Context North America is a comparative study of Canadian and American literary relations that emphasizes the cultural and institutional contexts in which Canadian literature is taught and read. This volume exemplifies the question of how the literatures of Canada might aptly be studied and contextualized in the days of heightened discontinuity and... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2004; US$ 19.99
Canadian literature, and specifically the teaching of Canadian literature, has emerged from a colonial duty to a nationalist enterprise and into the current territory of postcolonialism. From practical discussions related to specific texts, to more theoretical discussions about pedagogical practice regarding issues of nationalism and identity, Home-Work... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2007; US$ 22.99
Other Selves: Animals in the Canadian Literary Imagination begins with the premise, first suggested by Margaret Atwood in The Animals in That Country (1968), that animals have occupied a peculiarly central position in the Canadian imagination. Unlike the longer-settled countries of Europe or the more densely-populated United States, in Canada... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2005; US$ 16.99
The Canadian Modernists Meet 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, fiction, and drama. As did Scott's... more...