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Confluences 2 : essays on the new Canadian literature

Author: Nurjehan Aziz
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Mawenzi House, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection, second of a series, consists of essays by accomplished literary critics looking at some of the most exciting new writing to emerge in Canada in the last three decades. This new writing has redefined the idea of Canadian literature, just as the country began to look at itself anew. The writers discussed here hail from all parts of the world and include Dionne Brand, MG Vassanji, Olive Senior, Cecil  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Essays
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Confluences 2.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Mawenzi House, [2017]
(OCoLC)1017953212
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nurjehan Aziz
ISBN: 9781988449425 1988449421 9781988449197 1988449197
OCLC Number: 1020790643
Description: 1 online resource (120 pages)
Contents: "This dock is my dock": Dionne Brand's Room of light / Franca Bernabei --
Between (Hi)Story and space: Wayson Choy's Postmodern Chinatown / Jason Wang --
Landscape and diasporic citizenship(s) in Ramabai Espinet's The swinging bridge and nuclear seasons / Dannabang Kuwabong --
Cecil Foster's Sleep on, beloved: reflections on Afro-Carribbean immigrant existence in Toronto / H Nigel Thomas --
Dismantle domestics, loneliness, and creative coping in Rabindranath Maharaj's The amazing absorbing Boy / Shoilee Khan --
"The multinational's song": M G Vasanji's work in Canadian context / Laura Moss --
A long journey to mercy: Joy Kogawa's Gently to Nagasaki / Irene Sywenky --
Gendered violence and feminist interventions in Shauna Singh Baldwin's The selector of souls / Asma Sayed.
Other Titles: Confluences two
Essays on the new Canadian literature
Responsibility: edited by Nurjehan Aziz.

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"This collection, second of a series, consists of essays by accomplished literary critics looking at some of the most exciting new writing to emerge in Canada in the last three decades. This new writing has redefined the idea of Canadian literature, just as the country began to look at itself anew. The writers discussed here hail from all parts of the world and include Dionne Brand, MG Vassanji, Olive Senior, Cecil Foster, Shani Mootoo, and others."--

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