On a book page, this tab will allow you to add a book to one of your lists.
Please login or register to use this feature.
9781772122701_cover Enlarge Cover
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $49.95
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
published: Nov 2017
ISBN:9781772122701

Inhabiting Memory in Canadian Literature / Habiter la mémoire dans la littérature canadienne

contributions by Albert Braz; Janne Korkka; Pamela Sing; Smaro Kamboureli; André Lamontagne; Lise Gaboury-Diallo; Margaret Mackey; Jennifer Delisle; Erin Wunker, edited by Maïté Snauwaert; Benjamin Authers & Daniel Laforest

reviews: 0
tagged:
add a tag
Please login or register to use this feature.
canadian
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $49.95
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
published: Nov 2017
ISBN:9781772122701
Description

This book examines the cultural work of space and memory in Canada and Canadian literature, and encourages readers to investigate Canada within its regional, national, and global contexts. It features seven chapters in English and five in French, with a bilingual introduction. The contributors invite us to recognize local intersections that are so easily overlooked, yet are so important. They reveal the unities and fractures in national understanding, telling stories of otherness and marginality and of dislocation and un-belonging.

Ce livre examine l’importance culturelle de l’espace et de la mémoire en contexte canadien et plus spécifiquement dans les littératures du pays, afin d’inviter des lectures neuves des questions régionales, nationales et globales. Il rassemble sept chapitres en anglais et cinq en français, en plus d’une introduction bilingue. Les contributions, favorisant des approches thématiques et théoriques variées, sont réunies par leur désir de mettre en lumière des croisements inédits entre la mémoire et l’espace en tant qu’ils définissent certains des problèmes les plus brûlants de notre époque au Canada. S’y révèle l’équilibre fort instable entre récits unitaires et fractures communautaires, entre altérité et marginalité, ou entre dislocation et désappartenance.

Contributors / Collaborateurs: Albert Braz, Samantha Cook, Jennifer Delisle, Lise Gaboury-Diallo, Smaro Kamboureli, Janne Korkka, André Lamontagne, Margaret Mackey, Sherry Simon, Pamela Sing, Camille van der Marel, Erin Wunker

About the Authors

Albert Braz

Author profile page >

Janne Korkka

Author profile page >

Pamela Sing

Pamela V. Sing is Director of the Institut d’études canadiennes/Institute of Canadian Studies at Campus Saint-Jean, the University of Alberta’s francophone campus, and Associate Director of the Canadian Literature Centre/Centre de littérature canadienne at the University of Alberta. She teaches French, Québec, and Franco-Canadian literature at Campus Saint-Jean and is the co-editor of Impenser la francophonie: Recherches, renouvellement, diversité, identité with Estelle Dansereau (Campus Saint-Jean, 2012). Her research focuses on Franco-Canadian and Québécois writers, as well as Canadian and American writers of Franco-Métis ancestry.
Author profile page >

Maïté Snauwaert holds a PhD in French Literature from Université Paris 8. In Canada since 2004, she has been a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre de recherche sur le texte et l’imaginaire Figura at the Université du Québec à Montréal, at the CRILCQ/Université de Montréal, and at McGill University (Marie-Thérèse Reverchon scholarship). She is an assistant professor at the Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta.
Author profile page >

Benjamin Authers is Lecturer at Flinders University, Adelaide, and a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, Canberra.
Author profile page >

Benjamin Authers is Lecturer at Flinders University, Adelaide, and a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, Canberra.
Author profile page >

Benjamin Authers is Lecturer at Flinders University, Adelaide, and a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, Canberra.
Author profile page >

Benjamin Authers is Lecturer at Flinders University, Adelaide, and a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, Canberra.
Author profile page >

Margaret Mackey is Professor in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Alberta. She has published a wide variety of articles and chapters on the subject of young people’s reading and their multimedia and digital literacies. Mackey’s work is highly interdisciplinary; her numerous international presentations include talks on young people’s literature, multimedia and adaptations, education and literacy, computer gaming, and more. Her interest in these topics was initiated during her youth in Newfoundland; although she grew up in the 1950s, her childhood experiences included a range of media that fed into her inveterate book-reading. She is now pursing questions about how children ‘s developing skills in processing a variety of media are affected by their geographic location and their understanding of landscapes, both real and fictional.
Author profile page >

Margaret Mackey is Professor in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Alberta. She has published a wide variety of articles and chapters on the subject of young people’s reading and their multimedia and digital literacies. Mackey’s work is highly interdisciplinary; her numerous international presentations include talks on young people’s literature, multimedia and adaptations, education and literacy, computer gaming, and more. Her interest in these topics was initiated during her youth in Newfoundland; although she grew up in the 1950s, her childhood experiences included a range of media that fed into her inveterate book-reading. She is now pursing questions about how children ‘s developing skills in processing a variety of media are affected by their geographic location and their understanding of landscapes, both real and fictional.
Author profile page >

Margaret Mackey is Professor in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Alberta. She has published a wide variety of articles and chapters on the subject of young people’s reading and their multimedia and digital literacies. Mackey’s work is highly interdisciplinary; her numerous international presentations include talks on young people’s literature, multimedia and adaptations, education and literacy, computer gaming, and more. Her interest in these topics was initiated during her youth in Newfoundland; although she grew up in the 1950s, her childhood experiences included a range of media that fed into her inveterate book-reading. She is now pursing questions about how children ‘s developing skills in processing a variety of media are affected by their geographic location and their understanding of landscapes, both real and fictional.
Author profile page >

Daniel Laforest is Associate Professor at the University of Alberta where he teaches Quebec and Canadian literatures, as well as French literature, cultural studies and critical theory. He has been Fulbright fellow at the Centre for Cultural Studies of the University of California Santa Cruz. He serves as associate editor for the academic journal Canadian Literature.
Author profile page >
Awards
  • Runner-up, Gabrielle Roy Prize - Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures

Buy the e-book:

Reader Reviews

Sign Up or Sign In to add your review or comment.

Other Titles by Albert Braz

The False Traitor

The False Traitor

Louis Riel in Canadian Culture
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
More Info
Apostate Englishman

Apostate Englishman

Grey Owl the Writer and the Myths
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
More Info

Other Titles by Pamela Sing

Other Titles by Maïté Snauwaert

Other Titles by Smaro Kamboureli

Making a Difference

Canadian Multicultural Literature
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
More Info
My Beloved Wager

My Beloved Wager

Essays from a Writing Practice
photographs by Erín Moure
edited by Smaro Kamboureli
edition:Paperback
More Info

Other Titles by André Lamontagne

Other Titles by Lise Gaboury-Diallo

Other Titles by Margaret Mackey

Other Titles by Jennifer Delisle

Other Titles by Erin Wunker

Shackles

Shackles

by Madge Macbeth
introduction by Erin Wunker
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged : literary
More Info
Refuse

Refuse

CanLit in Ruins
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged : canadian, essays
More Info
Barking & Biting

Barking & Biting

The Poetry of Sina Queyras
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
More Info

Other Titles by Daniel Laforest

User Activity

X
Contacting facebook
Please wait...