Books in category Literary Criticism – Canadian

  • When Canadian Literature Moved to New York

    When Canadian Literature Moved to New York
    Nicholas James Mount, Nick Mount

    When Canadian Literature Moved to New York is the story of these expatriate writers: who they were, why they left, what they achieved, and how they changed Canadian literary history.

  • Colony and Confederation

    Colony and Confederation
    George Woodcock

    To these essays are added three by Norman Newton, George Woodcock and Roy Daniells on the era of "high colonialism".

  • Nationalism and Literature

    Nationalism and Literature
    Sarah M. Corse

    This analysis of two hundred American and Canadian novels offers a new theory of national literatures, demonstrating that national canon formation occurs in tandem with nation-building.

  • Poetics of Place

    Poetics of Place
    Dermot McCarthy

    A Poetics of Place provides the only available examination of the career of this pre-eminent Canadian poet, as well as insightful, new readings of almost all his poems.

  • Canadians and Americans

    Canadians and Americans
    Katherine L. Morrison

    The book also explores the role of women, race, and class in the literature of both countries. It concludes with a discussion of the tenacity of national myths, and draws some tentative conclusions."–BOOK JACKET.

  • This Is My Country What s Yours

    This Is My Country, What’s Yours?
    Noah Richler

    This Is My Country, What's Yours? is based on Noah Richler’s ten-part documentary of the same name originally broadcast on CBC Radio’s flagship Ideas program in spring 2005. From the Hardcover edition.

  • Women and Narrative Identity

    Women and Narrative Identity
    Mary J. Green

    A feminist re-reading of the Quebec literary tradition, from Laure Conan and Gabrielle Roy to contemporary figures such as France Théoret and Régine Robin.

  • The Literary Legacy of the Macmillan Company of Canada

    The Literary Legacy of the Macmillan Company of Canada
    Ruth Panofsky

    Stephen Leacock, Grey Owl, and Morley Callaghan: these treasured Canadian books and authors were all nurtured by the Macmillan Company of Canada, one of the country's foremost twentieth-century publishing houses.

  • Canadian Crusoes

    Canadian Crusoes
    Catherine Parr Strickland Traill

    This absorbing story about three children of Scottish and French origin who become lost on the Rice Lake Plains in the late eighteenth century provides the author with an opportunity to contemplate important themes of Canadian literature …

  • Between Languages and Cultures

    Between Languages and Cultures
    Rosemary Chapman

    Drawing on archival material, postcolonial theory, and translation studies, Between Languages and Cultures explores the traces and effects of Roy's intimate knowledge of English language and culture, challenging and augmenting the …

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