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Downtown Canada

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Informationen zum Autor Justin D. Edwards is an associate professor in the Department of English at Kobenhavns Universitet. Dougla... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Justin D. Edwards is an associate professor in the Department of English at Kobenhavns Universitet. Douglas Ivison is an assistant professor in the Department of English at Lakehead University. Klappentext Downtown Canada is a collection of essays that addresses Canada as an urban place. The contributors focus their attention on the writing of Canada's cities and call attention to the centrality of the city in Canadian literature. Zusammenfassung Downtown Canada is a collection of essays that addresses Canada as an urban place. The contributors focus their attention on the writing of Canada's cities and call attention to the centrality of the city in Canadian literature. Inhaltsverzeichnis Introduction Douglas Ivison and Justin D. Edwards 'An Ordered Absence: Defeated Topologies in Canadian Literature' Richard Cavell Orient Dreams: Urbanity and the Post-Confederation Literacy Culture of Ottawa Steven Artelle Postcolonial Historicity: Halifax! Region and Empire in Barometer rising and the Nymph and the Lamp Christopher J. Armstrong La ville en vol / City in Flight: Tracing Lesbian E-Motion through Jovette Marchessault's Comme un enfant de la terre Barbara Godard Cities and Classrooms! Bodies and Texts: Notes Towards a Resident Reading (and teaching) of Vancouver Writing Peter Dickinson Lost in the City: The Montreal Novels of Regine Robin and Robert Majzels Dominic Beneventi Inside-Outside the Glass City: Toronto! the Canadian Immigrant City Batia Boe Stolar Divided Cities! Divided Selves: Portraits of the artist as Ambivalent Urban Hipster Lisa Salem-Wiseman Rewriting White Flight: Suburbia in Gerald Lynch's Troutstream and Joan Barfoot's Dancing in the Dark Paul Milton Dueling and Dwelling in Toronto and London: Transnational Urbanism in Catherine Bush's The Rules of Engagement John Clement Ball Epilogue Justin D. Edwards and Douglas Ivison ...

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Prof A.S.G. Edwards teaches at the de Montfort University and is a foremost authority in medieval and early modern English. He has authored or edited over twenty books and is series editor of the English Manuscript Studies series.



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Edwards and Douglas Ivison have brought together an esteemed group of international Canadian literary scholars, and together they have created a book that is timely and unique, questioning conventional assumptions about Canadian literature, and Canadian culture more generally.

Résumé
Downtown Canada is a collection of essays that addresses Canada as an urban place. The contributors focus their attention on the writing of Canada's cities and call attention to the centrality of the city in Canadian literature.

Contenu

Introduction Douglas Ivison and Justin D. Edwards'An Ordered Absence: Defeated Topologies in Canadian Literature' Richard CavellOrient Dreams: Urbanity and the Post-Confederation Literacy Culture of Ottawa Steven ArtellePostcolonial Historicity: Halifax, Region and Empire in Barometer rising and the Nymph and the Lamp Christopher J. ArmstrongLa ville en vol / City in Flight: Tracing Lesbian E-Motion through Jovette Marchessault's Comme un enfant de la terre Barbara GodardCities and Classrooms, Bodies and Texts: Notes Towards a Resident Reading (and teaching) of Vancouver Writing Peter DickinsonLost in the City: The Montreal Novels of Regine Robin and Robert Majzels Dominic BeneventiInside-Outside the Glass City: Toronto, the Canadian Immigrant City Batia Boe StolarDivided Cities, Divided Selves: Portraits of the artist as Ambivalent Urban Hipster Lisa Salem-WisemanRewriting White Flight: Suburbia in Gerald Lynch's Troutstream and Joan Barfoot's Dancing in the Dark Paul MiltonDueling and Dwelling in Toronto and London: Transnational Urbanism in Catherine Bush's The Rules of Engagement John Clement BallEpilogue Justin D. Edwards and Douglas Ivison

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Downtown Canada
Sous-titre: Writing Canadian Cities
Éditeur:
Code EAN: 9780802087201
ISBN: 978-0-8020-8720-1
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: University of Toronto Press
Genre: Linguistique et sciences de la littérature
nombre de pages: 290
Poids: 480g
Taille: H235mm x B158mm x T22mm
Année: 2005