Literary History of Canada: Canadian Literature in English, Volume IV (Second Edition)
Published: December 1990© 1990
524 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in
Ebook - PDF
This new volume of the Literary History of Canada covers the continuing development of English-Canadian writing from 1972 to 1984. As with the three earlier volumes, this book is an invaluable guide to recent developments in English-Canadian literature and a resource for both the general reader and the specialist researcher.
The contributors to this volume are Laurie Ricou, David Jackel, Linda Hutcheon, Philip Stratford, Barry Cameron, Balachandra Rajan, Robert Fothergill, Brian Parker, Cynthia Zimmerman, Frances Frazer, Edith Fowke, Bruce G. Trigger, Alan C. Cairns, Douglas Williams, Carl Berger, Shirley Neuman, Raymond S. Corteen, and Francess G. Halpenny.
'A monumental work of scholarship ... a balanced and judicious analysis of Canadian writing in English from its earliest beginnings.' William French, Globe and Mail
'One of the most important, if not the most important, studies of Canada's intellectual and cultural life.' Linda Beisenthal, Canadian Book Review Annual
'An important event in the history of Canadian literature ... the finest scholars and critics of the Canadian scene explore and define growth of every form of literary activity in Canada from its literary beginnings.' David Staines, The Sewanee Review