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Title The Cambridge history of Canadian literature / edited by Coral Ann Howells and Eva-Marie Kröller
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xlv, 753 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction / Coral Ann Howells and Eva-Marie Kröller -- Native societies and French colonization / Barbara Belyea -- 2. Reports from la Nouvelle-France : the Jesuit relations, Marie de l'Incarnation, and Élisabeth Bégon / E.D. Blodgett -- Migrations, multiple allegiances, and satirical traditions : from Frances Brooke to Thomas Chandler Haliburton / Marta Dvořák -- Writing in the Northwest : narratives, journals, letters, 1700-1870 / Bruce Greenfield -- Literature of settlement / Carole Gerson -- History in English and French, 1832-1898 / E.D. Blodgett --Post-Confederation poetry / D.M.R. Bentley -- Writing by Victorian naturalists / Christoph Irmscher -- Short fiction / Gerald Lynch -- Bestselling authors, magazines, and the international market / Michael Peterman -- Textual and social experiment in women's genres / Janice Fiamengo -- Canada and the Great War / Susan Fisher -- Staging personalities in modernism and realism / Irene Gammel -- E.J. Pratt and the McGill poets / Adrian Fowler -- 1940s and 1950s : signs of cultural change / Coral Ann Howells -- Centennial / Eva-Marie Kröller -- Forms of non-fiction : Innis, McLuhan, Frye, and Grant / David Staines -- Quartet : Atwood, Gallant, Munro, Shields / Robert Thacker -- The short story / W.H. New -- Canadian drama : performing communities / Anne Nothof -- Poetry / Kevin McNeilly -- Poetry, drama, and the postmodern novel / Ian Rae -- Comic art and bande dessinée : from the funnies to graphic novels / Jean-Paul Gabilliet -- "Ghost stories" : fictions of history and myth / Teresa Gibert -- Indigenous writing : poetry and prose / Lally Grauer and Armand Garnet Ruffo -- Contemporary Aboriginal theater / Helen Gilbert -- Transcultural life-writing / Alfred Hornung -- Multiculturalism and globalization / Neil Ten Kortenaar -- Writing in French. Poetry / Robert Yergeau -- Writing in French. Drama / Jane Moss -- Writing in French. Fiction / Réjean Beaudoin and André LaMontagne
Summary From Aboriginal writing to Margaret Atwood, this is a complete English-language history of Canadian writing in English and French from its beginnings. Pays special attention to works from the 1960s and after, to multicultural and Indigenous writing, popular literature, and the interaction of anglophone and francophone cultures throughout Canadian history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 652-705) and index
Notes Includes some text in French
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Subject Canadian literature -- History and criticism.
French-Canadian literature -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Howells, Coral Ann.
Kröller, Eva-Marie.
LC no. 2010290186
ISBN 0511862245 (ebook ; Cambridge histories online)
1139056050 (ebook)
9780511862243 (ebook ; Cambridge histories online)
9781139056052 (ebook)
9781139056052 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles History of Canadian literature