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  • Trans.Can.Litby Smaro Kamboureli; Roy Miki

    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...

  • Home Wordsby Mavis Reimer

    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...

  • Asian Canadian Writing Beyond Autoethnographyby Eleanor Ty; Christl Verduyn

    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...

  • L'Encyclopédie Érotiqueby Hans-Jürgen Döpp

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    En ce début de millénaire, il nous a semblé intéressant de publier cevolumineux ouvrage sur l?histoire de l?érotisme. Curieuse époque que lanôtre ! Malgré une liberté toujours plus grande, les mots comme lesimages sont devenus formatés. Le « politiquement correct » s?est installécomme un credo, et les images redeviennent des icônes, particulièrementcelles... more...

  • Women's Epistolary Utteranceby Graham T. Williams

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    Located at the intersection of historical pragmatics, letters and manuscript studies, this book offers a multi-dimensional analysis of the letters of Joan and Maria Thynne, 1575-1611. It investigates multiple ways in which socio-culturally and socio-familially contextualized reading of particular collections may increase our understanding of early... more...

  • Literature and the Glocal Cityby Ana María Fraile-Marcos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The modern city is a space that can simultaneously represent the principles of its homeland alongside its own unique blend of the cultures that intermingle within its city limits. This book makes an intervention in Canadian literary criticism by foregrounding both ?globalism,? which is increasingly perceived as the state-of-the-art literary paradigm,... more...

  • Private and Fictional Words (Routledge Revivals)by Coral Ann Howells

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1987, this is an introductory study of the most widely read Canadian women novelists of the 1970s and 1980s. At its centre lies the question of how the search for a distinctive cultural identity relates to the need for a national cultural identity in the post-colonial era. Coral Ann Howells argues that Canadian women?s fiction throughout... more...

  • The Judge Dee Novels of R.H. van Gulikby J. K. Van Dover

    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...

  • A Few Acres of Snowby Paul Simpson-Housley; Glen Norcliffe

    Dundurn 1992; US$ 8.99

    These 22 essays explore how poets, artists, and writers have addressed the physical essence of Canada. more...

  • Echoing Silenceby John Moss

    University of Ottawa Press 1997; US$ 12.99

    The North has always had, and still has, an irresistible attraction. This fascination is made up of a mixture of perspectives, among these, the various explorations of the Arctic itself and the Inuk cultural heritage found in the elders' and contemporary stories. This book discusses the different generations of explorers and writers and illustrates... more...