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The Riel Problem

Par (auteur) Albert Braz
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

Tracing Louis Riel’s metamorphosis from traitor to Canadian hero, Braz argues that, through his writing, Riel resists his portrayal as both a Canadian patriot and a pan-Indigenous leader. After being ...

The Contemporary Leonard Cohen

Édité par Kait Pinder & Joel Deshaye
Catégories: Études littéraires

The Contemporary Leonard Cohen is an exciting new study that offers an original explanation of Leonard Cohen’s staying power and his various positions in music, literature, and art.

The death of Leonard ...

The Cancer Plot

In The Cancer Plot, Reginald Wiebe and Dorothy Woodman examine the striking presence of cancer in Marvel comics. Engaging comics studies, medical humanities, and graphic medicine, they explore this disease ...

On Writing and Failure

Par (auteur) Stephen Marche
Catégories: Biographies (ouvrages généraux)
Séries: Field Notes

Writing is, and always will be, an act defined by failure. The best plan is to just get used to it.

Failure is a topic discussed in every creative writing department in the world, but this is the book ...

Lives Lived, Lives Imagined

Par (auteur) Sabrina Reed
Catégories: Études littéraires

Perceptive, controversial, topical, and achingly funny, Miriam Toews’s books have earned her a place at the forefront of Canadian literature. In this first monograph on Toews’s work, Sabrina Reed ...

A Sentimental Education

Par (auteur) Hannah McGregor
Catégories: Études littéraires

How do you tell the story of a feminist education, when the work of feminism can never be perfected or completed? In A Sentimental Education, Hannah McGregor, the podcaster behind Witch, Please and Secret ...

Canadian Performance Documents and Debates

Canadian Performance Documents and Debates provides insight into performance activities from the seventeenth century to the early 1970s, and probes important yet vexing questions about Canada as a country ...

The Fur Trader

The Fur Trader is a critical edition of Einar Odd Mortensen Sr.’s personal narrative detailing the years (1925–1928) he spent as a free trader at posts in Pine Bluff and Oxford Lake in Manitoba during ...

Unpacking the Personal Library

Unpacking the Personal Library: The Public and Private Life of Books is an edited collection of essays that ponders the cultural meaning and significance of private book collections in relation to public ...

The American Western in Canadian Literature

The Western, with its stoic cowboys and quickhanded gunslingers, is an instantly recognizable American genre that has achieved worldwide success. Cultures around the world have embraced but also adapted ...