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  • Women of Letters, Manuscript Circulation, and Print Afterlives in the Eighteenth Centuryby Melanie Bigold

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    Using unpublished manuscript writings, this book reinterprets material, social, literary, philosophical and religious contexts of women's letter-writing in the long 18th century. It shows how letter-writing functions as a form of literary manuscript exchange and argues for manuscript circulation as a method of engaging with the republic of letters.... more...

  • Memoirs from Awayby Helen M. Buss / Margaret Clarke

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 16.95

    How does the imagination entwine the shreds of memory of family, place and culture to root a self in the fluid experience of the present? Daughter, wife, mother, teacher, writer and feminist academic, Helen M. Buss / Margaret Clarke has lived in many parts of Canada and writes from a life of multiple perspectives full of contradictory loyalties... more...

  • The Influence of Daoism on Asian-Canadian Writersby John Z Ming Chen

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 149.95

    The first English monograph to focus on the impact of Daoism/Taoism on Asian North American writers. The book focuses on four areas: aesthetics, poetics, politics, and moral-cosmological visions. more...

  • The Feminine Gazeby Anne Innis Dagg

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95

    Many Canadian women fiction writers have become justifiably famous. But what about women who have written non-fiction? When Anne Innis Dagg set out on a personal quest to make such non-fiction authors better known, she expected to find just a few dozen. To her delight, she unearthed 473 writers who have produced over 674 books. These women... more...

  • Transnational Canadasby Kit Dobson

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2009; US$ 42.95

    Transnational Canadas marks the first sustained inquiry into the relationship between globalization and Canadian literature written in English. Tracking developments in the literature and its study from the centennial period to the present, it shows how current work in transnational studies can provide new insights for researchers and students.... more...

  • Progressive Heritageby James Doyle

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    Most critics and literary historians have ignored Marxist-inspired creative literature in Canada, or dismissed it as an ephemeral phenomenon of the 1930s. Research reveals, however, that from the 1920s onward Canadian creative writers influenced by Marxist ideas have produced a quantitatively substantial and artistically significant body of poetry,... 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...

  • Other Selvesby Janice Fiamengo

    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...

  • The Familiar Letter in Early Modern Englishby Susan Fitzmaurice

    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...

  • 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...