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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...