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Contemporary Canadian fiction

Author: Carol L Beran
Publisher: Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2014] ©2014
Series: Critical insights.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addresses the key authors and works in contemporary Canadian fiction. Essays survey the critical conversation regarding these works, explore the cultural and historical contexts, and offer  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol L Beran
ISBN: 9781619254152 1619254158
OCLC Number: 892340542
Description: xxvii, 245 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Perceptions of contemporary Canadian fiction / Carol L. Beran --
A literary, sociocultural, and political timeline for Canada and the United States, 1960-2013 / Rita Ross --
Learning how to read in Atwood's MaddAddam / Sharon R. Wilson --
Cultural heroines and Canadian imaginaries : Evangeline and Anne / Rita Ross --
MacLeod's men / Shannon Hengen --
Race roulette : hierarchy, hypersexuality, and hyperbole in Marie-Célie Agnant's The book of Emma and Dany Laferriére's How to make love to a negro without getting tired / Holly L. Collins --
Margaret Atwood's comedy : the fat lady and the gendered body in Lady oracle / Charlotte Templin --
Alice Munro's 1994 "A wilderness station" : storytelling and retelling of historic, biblical, gothic, and Grimm stories / Judith McCombs --
Analogical structure in the novels of Jane Urquhart / Patricia Linton --
"By mistake" : Larry Weller as 'The stone guest' in Carol Shields' novel Larry's party / Nora Foster Stovel --
Listening and loving : reading Margaret Laurence's The diviners / Carol L. Beran --
Riding the waves : Aritha van Herk's Restlessness / Mary K. Kirtz --
Naming and becoming : finding love in the Klondike / Aritha van Herk --
Understanding a father's pain in Madeleine Thien's "Simple recipes" / Janice Fiamengo.
Series Title: Critical insights.
Responsibility: editor, Carol L. Beran, Saint Mary's College of California.

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