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  French Canadian literature - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Canadian literature, French the body of literature of the French-speaking population of Canada.
French Canadian writers found their models mainly in writers from France and their themes in nationalism, the simple lives and folkways of the habitants, and the devotion to the Roman Catholic Church.
Self-discovery and the quest for an aesthetic; The emergence of Black Canadian Literature: 1975 towards the Millennium.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-canad-litf1r.html   (857 words)

  
 The Canadian Literature Centre / Centre de littérature canadienne
The Canadian Literature Centre / Centre de littérature canadienne was established at the University of Alberta in 2006.
As the western hub of the Canadian literary community, it brings together researchers, authors, publishers, collectors and the reading public to promote the strength and diversity of Canada's written culture, and promotes research of Canadian literature, in both English and French, of all genres, languages, and regions.
The overall mission of the Canadian Literature Centre / Centre de littérature canadienne is to engage in scholarship, foster research, and promote public interest in Canadian literature, with a view to enhancing an understanding of Canadian literature's richness and diversity.
www.arts.ualberta.ca /clc   (297 words)

  
 Canadian literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canadian literature may be divided into two parts, based on their separate roots: one stems from the culture and literature from France; the other from Britain.
French-Canadian literature began to greatly expand with the turmoil of the Second World War, the beginnings of industrialization in the 1950s, and most especially the Quiet Revolution in the 1960s.
In the 1980s, Canadian literature began to be noticed around the world.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_literature   (2386 words)

  
 Canadian Literature - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Canadian Literature, literature written in English and French by the peoples of Canada.
English Literature, literature produced in England, from the introduction of Old English by the Anglo-Saxons in the 5th century to the present.
Richler, Mordecai (1931-2001), Canadian novelist, born in Montreal.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Canadian_Literature.html   (130 words)

  
 Annotated Canadian Lesbian Literature [www.canadianlesbianliterature.ca]
My criteria for a Canadian author is an individual who has roots here as reflected in the content of his or her work, or who has chosen to be published in Canada.
Canadian literature with lesbian content has been published by a variety of presses in Canada, almost none of which are known as gay or lesbian publishers.
Canadian literary journals, the route by which most Canadian writers attract the attention of publishers and agents, are filled with stories by white, middle-class heterosexuals about being white, middle-class, and heterosexual.
www.canadianlesbianliterature.ca /manifesto.html   (1464 words)

  
 American, Canadian, Australian and Irish Literature: MIT Libraries
Library of Southern Literature - provides an overview of literature of the American South, a bibliography by the late Robert Bain, the full text of about 70 primary works, and a considerable amount of critical material.
Canadian Information By Subject: Literature - a large collection of pointers to internet resources on Canadian Literature compiled by the National Library of Canada.
Canadian Studies: A Guide to the Sources - a bibliographic essay that provides a listing of core resources for undergraduate use in Canadian studies.
libraries.mit.edu /guides/subjects/literature/american.html   (1180 words)

  
 Guide to Canadian Literature Materials
Peel’s Bibliography of the Canadian Prairies to 1953.
The essays are intended to illustrate Frye's insights into Canadian literature and reflect how his views changed over the course of his life.
Essays that discuss the evolution of Canadian identity and nationhood as reflected, predominantly, in the English fiction of this country.
library.vicu.utoronto.ca /guides/canlit.htm   (5446 words)

  
 Canadian Literature: Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
brings together researchers, authors, publishers, collectors and the reading public to promote the strength and diversity of Canada's written culture, and promotes research of Canadian literature, in both English and French, of all genres, languages, and regions.
is a journal of literature, poetry and fiction.
is internationally acclaimed as the leading journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature.
www.canlit.ca /resources   (615 words)

  
 LuckingNet - Canadian Literature
Irrespective of the formal themes of these courses, they have always included an introductory component—varying very little from year to year—intended to acquaint students with certain aspects of Canadian experience that have had a particularly notable impact on the literature they are studying.
One theme that recurs in various guises in Canadian literature is that of the relation between the human and natural worlds, and considerable attention has been dedicated to this issue in my lessons.
Canadian Literature in general, criticism, individual Canadian writers, and online texts.
www.lucking.net /canlit.htm   (303 words)

  
 Access Canada: Literature
The service is available to students, teachers and researchers worldwide; Canadian authors and publishers; and readers of Canadian literature.
The resources section is a useful list for Canadian literature, with an emphasis on Anglophone literature.
The site originated from lists of resources for the study of Canadian literature, and this remains a strong focus of the site.
www.canadian-studies.net /accesscanada/portal/literature.html   (618 words)

  
 As Canadian as Possible... under the circumstances: Canadian Literature Archives
New titles by some of the biggest names in Canadian literature hit the shelves this month, including books by Alice Munro (who says The View from Castle Rock will likely be her last book), Margaret Atwood (Moral Disorder), and David Adams Richards (The Friends of Meager Fortune), Wayne Johnston (The Custodian of Paradise).
One of the things I'm doing this fall in my contemporary Canadian literature course is having the students propose and, by election, select the final book that we will study in the course.
Literature itself is an identity marker, but it does seem that geography has upstaged consciousness and aesthetic perception in how we are beginning to define the new Nigerian literary canon.
pwmartin.blog.uvm.edu /archives/canadian_literature   (9074 words)

  
 Authors :: Canadian : Gourt
Within copyright law the term "author" is often used for the creator of any work, be it written, painted, sculptured, music, a photograph or a film.
Canadian Writers - The profile of each selected author includes an essay exploring his or her cultural context, a manuscript gallery, and resources.
Canadian Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Resource - This resource includes biographical and bibliographical information about contemporary Canadian writers.
arts.gourt.com /Literature/World-Literature/Canadian/Authors.html   (567 words)

  
 PATHFINDER: Canadian Literature in English
The Archives and Special Collections unit at York University also has a wealth of archival material related to Canadian Literature, and holds the literary papers of many prominent Canadian authors.
PEN Canada is the Canadian chapter of International Pen, a lobby organization dedicated to freedom of expression.
A bilingual journal devoted to the study of Canadian Literature in English and French.
info.library.yorku.ca /depts/ref/pathfinders/canlit.htm   (999 words)

  
 Poetry Canadian World Literature Literature Arts
Memories remainWinnipeg Sun, Canada - 4 hours agoNominated twice for the Nobel Prize in Literature and named to the Order of Canada, he published more than 40 books of poetry and prose over more than five...
Edmonton Journal (subscription)In 2006, plodders upset political apple cartEdmonton Journal (subscription), Canada - 4 hours agoHow they -- and the rest of us -- will fare under regimes long on sensible footwear and short on poetry will be the story of 2007.
Nominated twice for the Nobel Prize in literature and named to the Order of Canada, he published more than 40 books of poetry and prose.
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Arts/Literature/World_Literature/Canadian/Poetry   (430 words)

  
 Class PS8000: Canadian Literature
Theory and principles of the study of Canadian literature.
Biography of historians and critics of Canadian literature.
Canadian literature in languages other than English, French or native.
staff.library.mun.ca /staff/toolbox/tables/PS8000.htm   (441 words)

  
 german-canadian
The text's thematic orientation as "Canadian" originates in the general observation that this is the case in most German-Canadian literary texts: this factor is the most easily detectable and it decisively facilitates a classification of German-Canadian writing.
Generally speaking, in the Canadian literatures of the pre-1900 period the corpus of ethnic minority writing consists almost exclusively of German-Canadian texts.
Because some of this travel and information literature about Canadian nature, the Canadian landscape, Canadian peoples and customs, and various towns and cities does contain belletristic features such as creative style and poeticizing language and expressions, it deems pertinent to include such texts and their authors into a history of Canadian ethnic minority writing.
clcwebjournal.lib.purdue.edu /library/earlygermancanadian.html   (8045 words)

  
 BUBL LINK: Canadian literature
Collection of links to Canadian literature sources, including a selection of texts, pages devoted to authors such as Margaret Atwood, William Gibson, and Hugh MacLennan, writers organisations, and author bibliographies.
Selected poems from 19th and 20th century English and French language Canadian poets such as Duncan Campbell Scott, Susanna Moodie, Charles G D Roberts, Albert Ferland, Archibald Lampman, and E Pauline Johnson.
Full text of novels by Canadian writer Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942), including Anne of Avonlea, Anne of the Island, the Golden Road, and her most famous work, Anne of Green Gables.
bubl.ac.uk /link/c/canadianliterature.htm   (252 words)

  
 UNBF Libraries - Subject Guides and Tutorials - Canadian Literature
You can also browse a list of recently received titles in Canadian Literature.
Below are some recommended print indexes and databases for research in Canadian Literature.
The standard citation style for Literature is MLA, but your instructor may require or recommend that you use another.
www.lib.unb.ca /subject_guides/CanadianLiterature.html   (784 words)

  
 What is Canadian Literature?
It seems broad -- if the author is Canadian, then his or her work is a part of the country's literary history.
My own feeling is that the definition of Canadian Literature goes deeper than merely whether or not the author is a Canadian.
Of course, anything written by a Canadian author can be an all-inclusive guideline, but in situations like Shields' where the lines are a bit blurred, one has to look at the theme of the novel as well as the setting.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/canadian_literature/50830   (433 words)

  
 Canadian Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Canadian Literature Research Service From Library and Archives Canada.
Canadian Poetry Information about Canadian poets, international poetry sites, poetry journals, literary contests, representative poems, and more.
Books by and about Canadian literature are in the call number area PS 8000 - PS 8599.
www.ucfv.bc.ca /library/guide/Canadian_Literature.htm   (627 words)

  
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Progressive Bloggers is a group of Canadian bloggers who firmly believe that this great country needs to move forward, not backwards.
Perhaps it is not remarkable that a brilliantly original literary critic, a Canadian, should have built himself into an internationally renowned, leading critical voice.
have become a leading Canadian tastemaker and intelligentsia member urging Canadians to have contempt for their own culture, to believe they never created the kind of community called a nation, and that they have produced little or nothing of excellence.
www.lycos.com /info/canadian-world-literature--miscellaneous.html   (434 words)

  
 Canadian Literature
A database that presents biographical and publication information for more than 470 women who lived in Canada or wrote about Canada, and authored an English-language book or pamphlet of fiction or poetry that was published before 1940.
It is a joint project of St. John's College, the English Department of the University of Manitoba and the Archives at the Dafoe Library at the University of Manitoba.
A biannual, bilingual journal devoted to the study of Canadian literature in English and French, and published at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton.
www.plu.edu /~libr/web/canadianlit.html   (184 words)

  
 Canadian :: World Literature : Gourt
A technologically advanced and industrialized nation, its diversified economy relies heavily on an abundance of natural resources and on trade, particularly with the United States, with which Canada has had a long and complex relationship.
Canadian Literature Archive - Bibliographies, author profiles, pictures, events, and links.
Look up your favourite author's website, read their biography, and find out what events are happening in the Canadian LIterature arena.
arts.gourt.com /Literature/World-Literature/Canadian.html   (343 words)

  
 Open Directory - Arts: Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
How to Excel in an Undergraduate Literature Course - Advice from a professor on what to expect and how to excel in college literature courses.
The Independent Literature Institute - A non-profit co-operative for self-publishing authors and independent publishers.
Literature section includes brief analyses of characters, themes and plots.
dmoz.org /Arts/Literature   (255 words)

  
 Pathivukal
Sri Lankan Tamil literature or 'Pulampeyarnthor Literature' or Singapore Tamil Literature or Malaysian Tamil Literature or Tamilnadu Tamil Literature all should be considered as part of the same Tamil Literature.
The purpose of the literature is for various reasons.
For me, all these different '...isms' in literature are important and necessary for various reasons.
www.geotamil.com /ctamils/writer.htm   (1828 words)

  
 Canadian Literature
Interviews with Canadian authors and reviews of contemporary Canadian fiction, literary non-fiction, and poetry as well as Internet sites on Canadian Literature that offer additional resources and information.
A rundown of Jewish Canadian writers and their contributions to Canadian Literature.
Like many students in Canada, Canadian Literature was a part of my formal education.
www.suite101.com /welcome.cfm/canadian_literature   (251 words)

  
 Canadian Literature on the Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Canadian Literature and Culture in the Post-Colonial Literature and Culture Web
Canadian Literature in English, University of Saskatchewan Library
Canadian Studies: a Guide to Sources, by John D. Blackwell and Laurie C.C. Stanley-Blackwell
www.library.ubc.ca /hss/canstd/canstlit.html   (222 words)

  
 Bibliography of Canadian Literature
The purpose of this site is to offer students of Canadian literature and book lovers in general with a simple and accurate bibliography of Canadian writers.
While I will be focusing on Literature for the most part, some popular authors as well as writers of non-fiction will be included.
When I derive bibliographic information from a book, this book is included in the "references" section.
www.geocities.com /canlit2002/canliterature.html   (207 words)

  
 Canadian Literature - MSN Encarta
Canadian Literature, literature of the peoples of Canada.
Although Canadian literature enjoys an international presence today, as a whole it developed...
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ca.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761574836/Canadian_Literature.html   (48 words)

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