Books in category Literary Criticism – Canadian

  • 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.

  • Magazines Travel and Middlebrow Culture

    Magazines, Travel, and Middlebrow Culture
    Faye Hammill, Michelle Smith

    This book announces a new cross-cultural approach to periodical studies, reading both French- and English-language magazines in relation to an emerging transatlantic middlebrow culture.

  • Leaving Shadows

    Leaving Shadows
    Lisa Grekul

    One part literary history, one part cultural study of ethnicity within the shifting discourses of Canadian nationhood, Leaving Shadows traces the unfolding tradition of English-language Ukrainian writing through substantive analysis of …

  • Unnamed Country

    Unnamed Country
    Dick Harrison

    Written from a distinctively western point of view, this book places prairie fiction in its cultural and historical context.

  • The Canadian Novel A Critical Anthology Volume 1

    The Canadian Novel: A Critical Anthology, Volume 1
    John Moss

    A collection of essays about contemporary Canadian novels by Margaret Atwood, Robertson Davies, Margaret Laurence, Alice Munro, Mordechai Richler, Rudy Weibe, as edited by professor of English at the University of Ottawa John Moss.

  • Maps of Difference

    Maps of Difference
    Wendy Roy

    Roy considers the connections Jameson makes between feminism and anti-racism in Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada (1838), Hubbard's insights in A Woman's Way Through Unknown Labrador (1908) into her relationship with First Nations …

  • In Ballast to the White Sea

    In Ballast to the White Sea
    Malcolm Lowry

    This is the first edition of In Ballast to the White Sea, the autobiographical novel by Malcolm Lowry, known to most only through the highly romanticized story of its loss in a fire.

  • A Different Point of View

    A Different Point of View
    Misao Dean

    Misao Dean argues convincingly that Duncan's "point of view" was largely informed by nineteenth-century Canadian idealism.

  • In the Interval of the Wave

    In the Interval of the Wave
    Mary McDonald-Rissanen

    Mary McDonald-Rissanen argues that the initial reception of the text – its physical appearance, handwriting, gaps, and flood of words – provides interesting insights for understanding the circumstances of Prince Edward Island women from …

  • A History of Canadian Literature

    A History of Canadian Literature
    W.H. New

    The definitive text on Canadian literature.

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