Literature: history and criticism

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Confluences 3

The essays in this volume continue the examination, begun in Confluences 1 and continued in Confluences 2, of the exciting new writing that has emerged in Canada in the past few decades. Employing a variety ...

Hubert Aquin et les médias, 1949-1962

Les trois volumes de ce vaste projet anthologique réuniront les principaux textes – entrevues, émissions, rapports de recherche et interventions médiatiques – d’Hubert Aquin parus dans la presse ...

Permanent Revolution

By (author) Gail Scott
Foreword by Zoe Whittall
Afterword by Margaret Christakos
Categories: Literature: history and criticism

Finalist for the 2021 Grand Prix du livre de Montreal

"A writer may do as she pleases with her epoch. Rage accumulates."

From iconic feminist writer Gail Scott comes Permanent Revolution, a collection ...

On the Other Side(s) of 150

On the Other Side(s) of 150 explores the different literary, historical and cultural legacies of Canada’s sesquicentennial celebrations. It asks vital questions about the ways that histories and stories ...

The Quest for a 'National' Nationalism

In his 2018 Pratt Lecture, The Quest for a ‘National’ Nationalism, renowned author and critic George Elliott Clarke investigates E. J. Pratt’s poetic attempt to become the epic poet of Canada. And ...

A Short History of the Blockade

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson explores the generative nature of Indigenous blockades through our relative, the beaver (Amik). Moving through genres, shifting through time, amikwag stories become a lens ...

Houellebecq entre poème et prose

L’originalité de ce livre consacré à Michel Houellebecq tient d’abord à ce qu’il est le premier ouvrage universitaire à mettre aussi nettement en valeur l’importance de la poésie dans l’oeuvre ...

Parole tenue

Confiné à Nogent-sur-Marne, Wajdi Mouawad entreprend un fulgurant voyage intérieur, depuis le microcosme qui est le sien jusqu’à l’œil cyclopéen du Big Bang où brillent des étoiles mortes. ...

'Membering Austin Clarke

’Membering Austin Clarke reflects on the life and writing of Austin Clarke, whose depictions of Black life in Canada enlarged our understanding of what Canadian literature looks like. Despite being ...