Books in category Literary Criticism – Canadian

  • DisPossession

    Marlene Goldman

    Much of Canada's contemporary fiction displays an eerie fascination with the supernatural. In DisPossession, Marlene Goldman investigates the links between spectral motifs and the social and historical influences that have shaped Canada.

  • 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.

  • Lifelines

    Christl Verduyn

    A comprehensive study of Engel's body of work, Lifelines fills a major gap in Canadian literary criticism.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Northrop Frye s Canadian Literary Criticism and Its Influence

    Northrop Frye’s Canadian Literary Criticism and Its Influence
    Branko Gorjup

    Northrop Frye's Canadian Literary Criticism examines the impact of Frye's criticism on Canadian literary scholarship as well as the response of Frye's peers to his articulation of a 'Canadian' criticism.

  • Join the Revolution Comrade

    Join the Revolution, Comrade
    Charles Foran

    In Join the Revolution, Comrade, Charles Foran brings to the essay form the same restlessness and originality that mark his novels and non-fiction.

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