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Literary Criticism Canadian

Double-Talking

Essays on Verbal and Visual Ironies in Canadian Contemporary Art and Literature

by (author) Linda Hutcheon

Publisher
ECW Press
Initial publish date
Aug 1992
Category
Canadian, Canadian
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781550221398
    Publish Date
    Aug 1992
    List Price
    $25.00 USD

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Description

In the mass media today, as well as in high art and academia, there seems to be what one recent magazine has called an 'irony epidemic.' This collection of essays considers irony in its Canadian literary and artistic context, with titles such as "Who Says That Canadian Culture Is Ironic?" and "Ironies of Color in the Great White North: The Discursive Strategies of Some Hyphenated Canadians."

About the author

Linda Hutcheon holds the rank of University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto. A specialist in postmodernist culture and in critical theory, on which she has published nine books, she has also worked collaboratively in large projects involving hundreds of scholars.

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