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Creating the National Mosaic : Multiculturalism in Canadian Children's Literature from 1950 to 1994.

Author: Miriam Verena Richter
Publisher: Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2011.
Series: Cross/Cultures - Readings in the Post/Colonial Literatures in English, 133.
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The Canadian Multicultural Mosaic has long been recognized as an - if not the - outstanding characteristic of the Canadian nation at home and abroad. It has, further, come to be regarded as a model worldwide of a well-functioning culturally diverse society. This first book-length study of Canadian multicultural children's literature sets out to explore how literature for the young has contributed to the creation of  Read more...
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Richter, Miriam Verena.
Creating the National Mosaic : Multiculturalism in Canadian Children's Literature from 1950 to 1994.
Amsterdam : Rodopi, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Verena Richter
ISBN: 9789401200509 9401200505 9789042033511 9042033517
OCLC Number: 741493000
Description: 1 online resource (374 pages).
Contents: Cover; Cover; Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Introduction; 1 National Identity-Formation; 1 National Identity-Formation; 2 The Canadian Situation; 2 The Canadian Situation; 3 Canadian Cultural Policy with Regard to Children's Culture and Literature; 3 Canadian Cultural Policy with Regard to Children's Culture and Literature; 4 The Immigrant Experience as Depicted in Anglo-Canadian Youth Fiction 1950-1994.
Series Title: Cross/Cultures - Readings in the Post/Colonial Literatures in English, 133.

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The Canadian Multicultural Mosaic has long been recognized as an - if not the - outstanding characteristic of the Canadian nation at home and abroad. It has, further, come to be regarded as a model worldwide of a well-functioning culturally diverse society. This first book-length study of Canadian multicultural children's literature sets out to explore how literature for the young has contributed to the creation of the country's multicultural discourse as well as to the construction of its national identity. In this context, children's literature possesses particular significance, as juvenile.

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