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West/border/road : nation and genre in contemporary Canadian narrative

Author: Katherine Ann Roberts
Publisher: Montreal and Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2018] ©2018
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"Understanding how Canadian culture negotiates its rapport with American genres has never been more timely given the continued vertical integration of the North American entertainment industry and new modes of technological delivery that challenge Canadian content regulations. West/Border/Road offers an interdisciplinary and cross-generic analysis of contemporary Canadian manifestations of three spatially-coded  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Roberts, Katherine Ann, 1968-
West/border/road.
Montreal and Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)1013530633
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Ann Roberts
ISBN: 9780773554399 0773554394 9780773554405 0773554408
OCLC Number: 1031999549
Description: 1 online resource (404 pages)
Contents: WEST 1. Courage and restraint in Guy Vanderhaeghe's Western Trilogy --
WEST 2. Stampeding together, Sundance style, in Aritha van Herk's (New) West --
BORDER 1. Post-9/11 anxiety on the small screen in CBC's Intelligence and The Border --
BORDER 2. The edge of America in Border Songs, Frozen River, and Canada --
ROAD 1. Where the river meets the sea : The politics of memory in Quebec Road Narrative --
ROAD 2. Updating the Canadian road movie with Hollywood Canucks.
Responsibility: Katherine Ann Roberts.
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