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Literary Criticism Canadian

Home Ground and Foreign Territory

Essays on Early Canadian Literature

edited by Janice Fiamengo

Publisher
University of Ottawa Press
Initial publish date
Apr 2014
Category
Canadian, Poetry, General, Gothic & Romance, Women Authors
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9780776621401
    Publish Date
    Apr 2014
    List Price
    $29.99
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780776621395
    Publish Date
    Apr 2014
    List Price
    $39.95

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Home Ground and Foreign Territory is an original collection of essays on early Canadian literature in English. Aiming to be both provocative and scholarly, it encompasses a variety of (sometimes opposing) perspectives, subjects, and methods, with the aim of reassessing the field, unearthing neglected texts, and proposing new approaches to canonical authors. Renowned experts in early Canadian literary studies, including D.M.R. Bentley, Mary Jane Edwards, and Carole Gerson, join emerging scholars in a collection distinguished by its clarity of argument and breadth of reference. Together, the essays offer bold and informative contributions to the study of this dynamic literature.

Home Ground and Foreign Territory reaches out far beyond the scope of early Canadian literature. Its multi-disciplinary approach innovates literal studies and appeals to literature specialists and general readership alike.

About the author

Janice Fiamengo is Full Professor of English at the University of Ottawa, specializing in early Canadian literature. She is the author of The Women’s Page (University of Toronto Press, 2008) and of numerous journal articles on Canadian women writers.

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