The Cambridge Companion to Canadian Literature (Cambridge by Eva-Marie Kröller

By Eva-Marie Kröller

This ebook bargains a finished and energetic creation to significant writers, genres and subject matters in Canadian literature. Addressing conventional assumptions and present concerns, participants be aware of the social, political and monetary advancements that experience trained literary occasions. wide surveys of fiction, drama, and poetry are complemented by means of chapters on Aboriginal writing, autobiography, literary feedback, writing by way of girls, and the emergence of city writing in a rustic traditionally outlined through its areas. additionally mentioned are genres that experience a unique position in Canadian literature, comparable to nature-writing, exploration and travel-writing, and brief fiction. Athough the emphasis is on literature in English, a considerable bankruptcy on francophone writing is included.

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