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  • RE: Reading the Postmodernby Robert David Stacey

    University of Ottawa Press 2011; US$ 19.99

    It would be difficult to exaggerate the worldwide impact of postmodernism on the fields of cultural production and the social sciences over the last quarter century?even if the concept has been understood in various, even contradictory, ways. An interest in postmodernism and postmodernity has been especially strong in Canada, in part thanks to the... more...

  • 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...

  • Second Wordsby Margaret Atwood

    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...

  • L?Encyclopédia éroticaby Hans-Jürgen Döpp

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

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

  • Survivalby Margaret Atwood

    House of Anansi Press 2012; US$ 14.95

    When first published in 1972, Survival was considered the most startling book ever written about Canadian literature. Since then, it has continued to be read and taught, and it continues to shape the way Canadians look at themselves. Distinguished, provocative, and written in effervescent, compulsively readable prose, Survival is simultaneously... 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 City: An Exploration of the Canadian Imaginaryby Ana María Fraile-Marcos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    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: Canadian Women Novelists of the 1970s and 1980sby Coral Ann Howells

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    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...