Literature: history and criticism

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The Triumph of Narrative

Narrative has been central to human life for millennia, and the twentieth century has been preeminently the age of the story. Mass culture and mass leisure have enabled us to spend far more time absorbing ...

Literary Pluralities

Literary Pluralities is a collection of essays on the connections between literature and society in Canada, focusing on the topics of race, ethnicity, language, and cultures.

The essays explore a nexus ...

Bolder flights

A growing number of literary historians and critics now recognize the contemporary long poem as a distinctively Canadian genre. This collection of essays leads the reader to a deeper understanding of ...

Postcolonialism

This collection of essays charts the author’s intellectual journey as an academic teaching "postcolonial literature" in a Canadian university. Mukherjee challenges and shows the inadequacy of the postcolonial, ...