Books in category Literary Criticism – Canadian

  • A History of Canadian Literature

    A History of Canadian Literature
    W.H. New

    The definitive text on Canadian literature.

  • Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye

    Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye
    B.W. Powe

    Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye are two of Canada's central cultural figures, colleagues and rivals whose careers unfolded in curious harmony even as their intellectual engagement was antagonistic.

  • 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 …

  • William Wilfred Campbell

    William Wilfred Campbell
    Wilfred Campbell, Laurel Boone

    This is a representative collection of the writings of a neglected Canadian author, William Wilfred Campbell (1858-1918).

  • The Annotated Anne of Green Gables

    The Annotated Anne of Green Gables
    L. M. Montgomery, Margaret Anne Doody, Mary Doody Jones, Wendy Elizabeth Barry

    This edition of the classic novel about the Prince Edward Island orphan contains critical material on the work itself and its author, as well as essays, poems, and songs.

  • Theology and the Victorian Novel

    Theology and the Victorian Novel
    J. Russell Perkin

    Beginning with a wide-ranging introduction that explains why a theological reading of Victorian fiction is both rewarding and timely, Perkin also addresses religion's return to prominence in the twenty-first century, confounding earlier …

  • Women and Narrative Identity

    Women and Narrative Identity
    Mary Jean Matthews Green

    In Women and Narrative Identity Green demonstrates that the "national text" has at times functioned to constrain women's literary expression, while in other cases it has empowered the feminine voice, endowing it with a unique identitary …

  • Buried Astrolabe

    Buried Astrolabe
    Craig S. Walker

    He analyses the poetics or mythological underpinning of the works and investigates the cultural significance of the tropes that typify their works.

  • From the Iron House

    From the Iron House
    Deena Rymhs

    Contributing to genre studies and theoretical understandings of life writing, and covering a variety of social topics, this work will be relevant to readers interested in indigenous studies, Canadian cultural studies, postcolonial studies, …

  • Everyday Ideas

    Everyday Ideas
    Ronald J. Zboray, Mary Saracino Zboray

    Everyday Ideas: Socioliterary Experience among Antebellum New Englanders takes an unprecedented look at the use of literature in everyday life in one of history's most literate societies-the home ground of the American Renaissance.

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