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  • Flora Annie Steel

    Flora Annie Steel

    Flora Annie Steel (1847–1929) was a contemporary of Rudyard Kipling and rivaled his popularity as a writer during her lifetime, but her legacy faded due to gender-biased politics. She spent 22 year...

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  • The Burgess Shale

    The Burgess Shale

    “The outburst of cultural energy that took place in the 1960s was in part a product of the two decades that came before. It’s always difficult for young people to see their own time in perspective:...

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  • Ten Canadian Writers in Context

    Ten Canadian Writers in Context

    Ten years, ten authors, ten critics. The Canadian Literature Centre/Centre de littérature canadienne reaches into its ten-year archive of Brown Bag Lunch readings to sample some of the most diver...

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  • The Home Place

    The Home Place

    "He wants to sit and visit at the kitchen table, and he can hardly wait to get on the road again." —From Chapter 1 Robert Kroetsch, one of Canada's most important writers, was a fierce regionalist...

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  • Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013

    Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013

    In Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013, the world's leading Munro scholar offers a critical overview of Alice Munro and her writing spanning forty years. Beginning with a newly written overarching intro...

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  • The Cowboy Legend

    The Cowboy Legend

    The cowboy, as perhaps no other figure, has captured the imagination of North Americans for over a century. Before Owen Wister's publication of The Virginian in 1902, the image of the cowboy was es...

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  • Sharon Pollock

    Sharon Pollock

    As playwright, actor, director, teacher, mentor, theatre administrator, and critic, Sharon Pollock has played an integral role in the shaping of Canada's national theatre tradition, and she continu...

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  • Textual Exposures

    Textual Exposures

    Textual Exposures: Photography in Twentieth Century Spanish American Narrative Fiction examines how twentieth-century Spanish American literature has registered photography's powers and limitations...

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  • Fort Mac

    Fort Mac

    Travailler à Fort McMurray (Fort Mac) vous rapportera de l’argent, beaucoup d’argent. Mais à quel prix ? Jaypee, petit magouilleur québécois, et Mimi, son ambitieuse conjointe, ont installé leur ro...

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  • Greening the Maple

    Greening the Maple

    Ecocriticism can be described in very general terms as the investigation of the many ways in which culture and the environment are interrelated and conceptualized. Ecocriticism aspires to understan...

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  • Sex, Lies et les Franco-Manitobains

    Sex, Lies et les Franco-Manitobains

    Écartée comme « pièce fantasque d'étudiant universitaire » par un critique, Sex, Lies et les Franco-Manitobains est devenue l'œuvre de Marc Prescott la plus étudiée dans les départements de lettres...

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  • Jane Austen & Company

    Jane Austen & Company

    Here we come to know Jane Austen by the company she keeps: her predecessors Fielding, Sterne, Lennox, and Burney, her contemporary Scott, and her successors Waugh and Amis—comic novelists all. And ...

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  • 100 Years of Anne with an 'e'

    100 Years of Anne with an 'e'

    "I cast 'moral' and 'Sunday School' ideals to the winds and made my 'Anne' a real human girl." - L. M. Montgomery In 2008, Anne fans everywhere celebrated the 100th birthday of Lucy Maud Montgomer...

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  • La belle ordure

    La belle ordure

    À vingt ans, Ariane Morency s'interroge sur son avenir. Son jeune idéalisme vient se heurter au cynisme de son père, un artiste désabusé, qui croit que « le bonheur, c'est une belle ordure ». Penda...

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  • Violence in Argentine Literature and Film (1989-2005)

    Violence in Argentine Literature and Film (1989-2005)

    Why has violence been a predominant topic in contemporary Argentine film and literature? What conclusions can be drawn from the dissemination of violent images and narratives that depict violence i...

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  • Gothic Canada

    Gothic Canada

    Canadians have always been obsessed with the idea of their own identities. Stories that tell us who we are provide a reassuring sense of identity for the individual and the nation. Hockey. Maple Le...

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  • Words and Images

    Words and Images

    Words and images interact with each other in art and everyday life and do so in many different ways. Building on recent trends in linguistic analysis and visual semiotics, a vibrant interdisciplina...

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  • Wild Words

    Wild Words

    As the first collection of literary criticism focusing on Alberta writers, Wild Words establishes a basis for identifying Alberta fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction as valid subjects of study i...

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  • Doubt's Boots

    Doubt's Boots

    Charles Noble’s long poem playfully connects autobiography, narrative, philosophy, history, and satire and experiments with language and structure in a way that pushes the limits of contemporary po...

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  • Landscapes of Encounter

    Landscapes of Encounter

    Brian Moore (1921-1999) is one of the few novelists whose literary portrayal of Catholicism effectively spans the period prior to and following the Second Vatican Council. His novels - from Judith ...

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  • Greenwor(l)ds

    Greenwor(l)ds

    Greenwor(l)ds: Ecocritical Readings of Canadian Women's Poetry, rewrites the literary history of Canada from a feminist ecological perspective through a series of essays that examine the lives and ...

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  • The Changing Tradition

    The Changing Tradition

    Until very recently, the contribution of women to the history of rhetoric has gone unacknowledged. Current scholarship, however, reveals that traditional devinitions of the field have been too narr...

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  • Sexualizing Power in Naturalism

    Sexualizing Power in Naturalism

    Sexualizing Power In Naturalism, sheds light on the function of female sexuality in a predominantly male genre: naturalist fiction. Gammel reveals that naturalism is frequently implicated in the ve...

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