Profiles in Canadian Literature 8

Profiles in Canadian Literature 8

Author: Jeffrey M. Heath

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9781554882700

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 160

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Profiles in Canadian Literature is a wide-ranging series of essays on Canadian authors. Each profile acquaints the reader with the writer’s work, providing insight into themes, techniques, and special characteristics, as well as a chronology of the author’s life. Finally, there is a bibliography of primary works and criticism that suggests avenues for further study. "I know of no better introduction to these writers, and the studies in question are full of basic information not readily obtainable elsewhere." -U of T Quarterly

Reference Sources for Canadian Literary Studies

Reference Sources for Canadian Literary Studies

Author: Joseph Jones

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 080208740X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 464

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Reference Sources for Canadian Literary Studies offers the first full-scale bibliography of writing on and in the field of Canadian literary studies. Approximately one thousand annotated entries are arranged by reference genre, with sub-groupings related to literary genre.

Canadian Literature in English

Canadian Literature in English

Author: W. J. Keith

Publisher: The Porcupine's Quill

ISBN: 088984285X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 200

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W. J. Keith has chosen to ignore utterly both the `popular' at the one extreme (Robert Service, Lucy Maud Montgomery) as well as the `avant-garde' at the other (bpnichol, Anne Carson) in favour of those authors whose style lends itself to the simple pleasure of reading, and to that end Keith dedicates his history to `all those -- including those of the general reading public whose endangered status is much lamented -- who recognize and celebrate the dance of words.'

Canadian Exploration Literature

Canadian Exploration Literature

Author: Germaine Warkentin

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9781459721081

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 600

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First published by Oxford University Press in 1993, Exploration Literature is a groundbreaking collection of early writing inspired by the opening of a continent.With maps, notes, and thumbnail biographies of these early writers, Exploration Literature is an entry point for both the casual reader and the student of Canadian literature into the beginnings of a literate response to the awe and wonder inspired by an unfolding geography and the literary fundamentals of new nationhood.

Handbook of Transatlantic North American Studies

Handbook of Transatlantic North American Studies

Author: Julia Straub

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783110376739

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 632

View: 766

Transatlantic literary studies have provided important new perspectives on North American, British and Irish literature. They have led to a revision of literary history and the idea of a national literature. They have changed the perception of the Anglo-American literary market and its many processes of transatlantic production, distribution, reception and criticism. Rather than dwelling on comparisons or engaging with the notion of ‘influence,’ transatlantic literary studies seek to understand North American, British and Irish literature as linked with each other by virtue of multi-layered historical and cultural ties and pay special attention to the many refractions and mutual interferences that have characterized these traditions since colonial times. This handbook brings together articles that summarize some of the crucial transatlantic concepts, debates and topics. The contributions contained in this volume examine periods in literary and cultural history, literary movements, individual authors as well as genres from a transatlantic perspective, combining theoretical insight with textual analysis.

The Guises of Canadian Diversity / Les masques de la diversité canadienne

The Guises of Canadian Diversity / Les masques de la diversité canadienne

Author:

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004502208

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 288

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The essays collected here illustrate aspects of recent research conducted by graduate students in Canadian studies at various European universities. The methodological diversity displayed points to the very essence of the culture the contributors explore - what has been commonly termed the Canadian mosaic or, more recently, the Canadian kaleidoscope (Janice Kulyk-Keefer). In analysing the many facets of this mosaic, the numerous images of this kaleidoscope, the contributors offer fresh and youthful reappraisals of traditional visions of Canadianness.

Canadian Reference Sources

Canadian Reference Sources

Author: Mary E. Bond

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 077480565X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1076

View: 594

In parallel columns of French and English, lists over 4,000 reference works and books on history and the humanities, breaking down the large divisions by subject, genre, type of document, and province or territory. Includes titles of national, provincial, territorial, or regional interest in every subject area when available. The entries describe the core focus of the book, its range of interest, scholarly paraphernalia, and any editions in the other Canadian language. The humanities headings are arts, language and linguistics, literature, performing arts, philosophy, and religion. Indexed by name, title, and French and English subject. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Playwriting Women

Playwriting Women

Author: Cynthia Zimmerman

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 0889242585

Category: Drama

Page: 244

View: 740

The Canadian Dramatist, Volume 3 The six playwrights discussed in this volume are Carol Bolt, Erica Ritter, Sharon Pollack, Margaret Hollingsworth, Anne Chislett, and Judith Thompson.