The Cambridge history of Canadian literature / edited by Coral Ann Howells, Eva-Marie Krőller

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Subjects: Canadian literature--History and criticism
French-Canadian literature--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, French
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2009
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: xlv, 753 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of plates
List of maps
Chronology
Introduction / Coral Ann Howells, Eva-Marie Kroller 1
Pt. 1. Old And New World, La Nouvelle-France, The Canadas, Dominion of Canada 7
1. Native societies and French colonization / Barbara Belyea 9
2. Reports from la Nouvelle-France: the Jesuit Relations, Marie de l'Incarnation, and Elisabeth Begon / E. D. Blodgett 29
3. Migrations, multiple allegiances, and satirical traditions: from Frances Brooke to Thomas Chandler Haliburton / Marta Dvorak 47
4. Writing in the Northwest: narratives, journals, letters, 1700-1870 / Bruce Greenfield 67
5. Literature of settlement / Carole Gerson 87
6. History in English and French, 1832-1898 / E. D. Blodgett 104
Pt. 2. The Post-Confederation Period 125
7. Post-Confederation poetry / D. M. R. Bentley 127
8. Writing by Victorian naturalists / Christoph Irmscher 144
9. Short fiction / Gerald Lynch 166
10. Bestselling authors, magazines, and the international market / Michael Peterman 185
11. Textual and social experiment in women's genres / Janice Fiamengo 204
12. Canada and the Great War / Susan Fisher 224
Pt. 3. Models of Modernity, Post-First World War 245
13. Staging personalities in modernism and realism / Irene Gammel 247
14. E. J. Pratt and the McGill poets / Adrian Fowler 272
15. The 1940s and 1950s: signs of cultural change / Coral Ann Howells 289
16. The Centennial / Eva-Marie Kroller 312
17. Forms of non-fiction: Innis, McLuhan, Frye, and Grant / David Staines 335
Pt. 4. Aesthetic Experiments, 1960 and After 355
18. Quartet: Arwood, Gallant, Munro, Shields / Robert Thacker 357
19. The short story / W. H. New 381
20. Canadian drama: performing communities / Anne Nothof 402
21. Poetry / Kevin McNeilly 422
22. Poetry, drama, and the postmodern novel / Ian Rae 441
23. Comic art and bande dessinee: from the funnies to graphic novels / Jean-Paul Gabilliet 460
24. "Ghost stories": fictions of history and myth / Teresa Gibert 478
25. Indigenous writing: poetry and prose / Lally Grader, Armand Garnet Ruffo 499
26. Contemporary Aboriginal theater / Helen Gilbert 518
27. Transcultural life-writing / Alfred Hornung 536
28. Multiculturalism and globalization / Neil Ten Kortenaar 556
Pt. 5. Writing in French 581
29. Poetry / Robert Yergeau 583
30. Drama / Jane Moss 605
31. Fiction / Rejean Beaudoin, Andre Lamontagne 629
Bibliography 652
Index 706
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: History of Canadian literature
Portion of title: Canadian literature
Additional Authors: Howells, Coral Ann
Kröller, Eva-Marie
Notes: LCCN: 2010290186
ISBN: 9780521868761 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0521868769 (hbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 652-705) and index
Contents: Introduction / Coral Ann Howells and Eva-Marie Kroller -- Pt. 1. Old And New World, La Nouvelle-France, The Canadas, Dominion of Canada -- 1. Native societies and French colonization / Barbara Belyea -- 2. Reports from la Nouvelle-France: the Jesuit Relations, Marie de l'Incarnation, and Elisabeth Begon / E. D. Blodgett -- 3. Migrations, multiple allegiances, and satirical traditions: from Frances Brooke to Thomas Chandler Haliburton / Marta Dvorak -- 4. Writing in the Northwest: narratives, journals, letters, 1700-1870 / Bruce Greenfield -- 5. Literature of settlement / Carole Gerson -- 6. History in English and French, 1832-1898 / E. D. Blodgett -- Pt. 2. Post-Confederation Period -- 7. Post-Confederation poetry / D. M. R. Bentley -- 8. Writing by Victorian naturalists / Christoph Irmscher -- 9. Short fiction / Gerald Lynch -- 10. Bestselling authors, magazines, and the international market / Michael Peterman -- 11. Textual and social experiment in women's genres / Janice Fiamengo -- 12. Canada and the Great War / Susan Fisher -- Pt. 3. Models of Modernity, Post-First World War -- 13. Staging personalities in modernism and realism / Irene Gammel -- 14. E. J. Pratt and the McGill poets / Adrian Fowler -- 15. 1940s and 1950s: signs of cultural change / Coral Ann Howells -- 16. Centennial / Eva-Marie Kroller -- 17. Forms of non-fiction: Innis, McLuhan, Frye, and Grant / David Staines -- Pt. 4. Aesthetic Experiments, 1960 and After -- 18. Quartet: Arwood, Gallant, Munro, Shields / Robert Thacker -- 19. short story / W. H. New -- 20. Canadian drama: performing communities / Anne Nothof -- 21. Poetry / Kevin McNeilly -- 22. Poetry, drama, and the postmodern novel / Ian Rae -- 23. Comic art and bande dessinee: from the funnies to graphic novels / Jean-Paul Gabilliet -- 24. "Ghost stories": fictions of history and myth / Teresa Gibert -- 25. Indigenous writing: poetry and prose / Lally Grader and Armand Garnet Ruffo -- 26. Contemporary Aboriginal theater / Helen Gilbert -- 27. Transcultural life-writing / Alfred Hornung -- 28. Multiculturalism and globalization / Neil Ten Kortenaar -- Pt. 5. Writing in French -- 29. Poetry / Robert Yergeau -- 30. Drama / Jane Moss -- 31. Fiction / Rejean Beaudoin and Andre Lamontagne
Includes some text in French
OCLC Number: 286434758
ISBN/ISSN: 9780521868761
0521868769