Books in category Literary Criticism – Canadian

  • Locations of the Sacred

    Locations of the Sacred
    William Closson James

    Taken as a whole, the essays make up a powerful argument for a new way of looking at the religious in contemporary Canada — not in the traditional ways of being religious, but in activities and locations previously thought to be …

  • 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 …

  • Silenced Sextet

    Silenced Sextet
    Carrie MacMillan, Lorraine McMullen, Elizabeth Waterston

    Carrie MacMillan, Lorraine McMullen, and Elizabeth Waterston have uncovered information about the lives and works of six such writers.

  • Canada s Best Features

    Canada’s Best Features
    Eugene P. Walz

    The essays offer the latest word on these films and filmmakers, done from a variety of perspectives. Some of the films have never been examined in-depth before. Complete filmographies and bibliographies accompany each essay.

  • 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
    Laurel Boone

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

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