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Identity and community : reflections on English, Yiddish, and French literature in Canada

Author: Irving Massey
Publisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, the author, a Jewish Canadian from Montreal who has been an American academic for most of his career, re-examines his cultural roots and connections. The problem of Canada and Canadian  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Charles G D Roberts, Sir; Michel Tremblay; Ida Maza; Irving Massey; Charles G D Roberts; Michel Tremblay; Ida Maza; Irving Massey; Irving Massey; Ida Maza; Charles G D Roberts, Sir; Michel Tremblay; Charles George Douglas Roberts; Michel Tremblay; Englisch; Kaṇada; Irving Massey; Ida Maza; Charles G D Roberts, Sir; Michel Tremblay
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Irving Massey
ISBN: 0814325181 9780814325186
OCLC Number: 30510904
Description: 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Influence Without Anxiety: Sir Charles G.D. Roberts --
and Me. The Influence. An Existential Premise --
2. Public Lives in Private: Ida Maza and the Montreal Yiddish Renaissance. Prefatory. Esplanade Avenue. The Poetry of Ida Maza. The Community and the Individual --
3. Quebec. Against Nostalgia. Le Ruisseau Saint Louis (Saint Louis' Brook). In Another Country. Prejudice. Joual. Francophone Communities. The Jews and the French --
4. La Grosse femme, Macbeth, and Des nouvelles d'Edouard. La Grosse Femme d'a Cote Est Enceinte and the Concept of Social Space. News from Edward. Macbeth. Tremblay: The Buffoon as Politician --
5. Identity and Community. Some Observations on Social Order. The Individual and the Group.
Responsibility: Irving Massey.

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