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Canada Observed

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In these fifteen essays, Canadianists from many disciplines assess current issues in the fields of history, politics, literature, immigrant identities, and environment. Scholars from Canada join their colleagues from the United States and Europe to offer a contemporary portrait of the challenges this country faces in the new millennium.


The Editors: Jürgen Kleist is the author of Das Dilemma der Kunst (Lang, 1989), the novella, Nietzsche in Turin (1992), and several short stories and poems that appeared in anthologies. He holds a Ph.D. in German literature from the University of California, San Diego, and currently is Professor of German at Plattsburgh State University of New York.
Shawn Huffman is Assistant Professor of French at Plattsburgh State University. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in 1998. His area of expertise is Quebec studies, especially contemporary theater. He is the author of a number of articles, which have appeared in Protée, Voix et Images, Recherches Sémiotiques/Semiotic Inquiry, and L'Annuaire théâtral. He is an associate of the Center for the Study of Canada at Plattsburgh State University and has recently joined the editorial committee of L'Annuaire théâtral.


Contents: Arnd Bohm: A Promised Land? Canada through German Eyes - Pádraig Ó Gormaile: Canada from the Out-Inside: The Irish Story - Marc Harris: Imperial Projection: Americans Imagine Canada - Dan Hubbard/James Stephen Krysiek: Tarnishing the Fleur-de-lis: American Business Establishment Views on Quebec Separatism - Patrick Imbert: Globalization, Postmodernism and their Influence on Canadian Identities - Melody Hessing: Canada Unobserved: Globalization and Canadian Environmental Restructuring - Catriona Sandilands: Observing Nature, Observing Canada: National Parks, Discipline, and Spectacle - James T. McHugh: On the Difference Between «a Nation» and «une Nation»: Canadian and Québécois Theories of Nationalism - Sylvie Beaudreau: Québec Observed: Icons of Identity in Modern Québec - Howard Ramos: Identity and the Politics of Recognition: The Internal and External Uses of National Symbols by the James Bay Cree - Louis M. Imbeau: Guardians and Advocates in Deficit Elimination: Government Intervention in the Budgetary Process in Three Canadian Provinces - Eric Gadzinski: The View from the Styx: Canada and Conscience in Tim O'Brien's «On the Rainy River» - Peter Hertz-Ohmes: Kroker Inc: Panic Intervention in Postmodern Canada - Mary K. Kirtz: English-Canadian Literary Cultures Observed: Shield's Small Ceremonies and Atwood's Lady Oracle - Kevin Flynn: Letting off Steam: British Travel Narratives of the Canadian Pacific Railway and their Influence on Canadian Nationalism.


Titel: Canada Observed
Untertitel: Perspectives from Abroad and from Within
EAN: 9780820450223
ISBN: 978-0-8204-5022-3
Format: Fester Einband
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 203
Gewicht: 430g
Größe: H230mm x B230mm x T160mm
Jahr: 2000
Auflage: Neuausg.



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