CanLit


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CanLit

(ˌkænˈlɪt)
n acronym for
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) Canadian Literature
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There is a tension in the book, then, between a desire to embed oneself deeply in a local place (which strikes me as one kind of project) and the need for a book on McKay's bird poetry to range far and wide, both geographically and in terms of a larger CanLit tradition (which seems quite another kind of project).
There are so many other positive images that could have been used to complement the CanLit feature and represent the authors and books you recommended in a way that didn't detract from, or make light of, their excellent quality.
As for the rest of the CanLit authors, the whole depressing miserable lot of them can wallow in their gloom without my taking part in the festival of misery.
We can see in these literary references some examples of the theme of "survival" which Margaret Atwood highlighted in her study of Canlit authors.
It may well have been Newman who dubbed Berton "the Big Foot of CanLit.
Especially in these times when we are reaping the harvest of Thatcherism and Reaganomics, Rifkind's book--written as it certainly was befbre the latest crash--provides an excellent view of how that earlier crash of 1929 and its aftermath shaped the politics and aesthetics of women who did at least as much to shape our English-language literature as did the later and still-reigning queens of CanLit such as Margaret Atwood and Alice Munro.
I like this one from the Yukon rendered with ease and wonder by CanLit mainstay, Ian Wallace.
Including essays by those involved with the film, an annotated screenplay, slews of stills, collages and others images culled by Maddin and, standing as its centrepiece, a lengthy conversation between Maddin and CanLit juggernaut Michael Ondaatje, the My Winnipeg book further expands (and exhausts) the relationship between Maddin and Winnipeg.
Contributors examine the Canadian experience, including its diverse people, its colonial past and its diasporic nature, covering a rethinking of Canadian literature within institutional contexts, efforts against institutionalization, white civility and wry civility, keywords in CanLit, oratory, homelessness, transnational localities, contradictions and possibilities in diasporic citizenship, the limits of worldliness, citizenship as a project in hemispheric studies, writers of color becoming a part of Canadian literature, global nets of fundamentalism and families as well as fantasy.
Poets as well as academics, Smaro Kamboureli and Roy Miki are well known within CanLit circles for their literary critical work in the field variously referred to as "ethnic minority," "multicultural," and "diasporic" literatures in Canada.
Noah's best friend, Peter (Tom Scholte, a Sweeney surrogate and star of all three of his films) is a CanLit professor who has doubts about the union, given that Noah and Zipporah have only known each other for six months.
She has been a major force and the pace-setting writer of Canlit for close to three decades now.