Copublished by: Textual Studies in Canada....
Show moreCopublished by: Textual Studies in Canada. Papers from a conference held in Edmonton, Oct. 13-15, 1995. Includes bibliographical references and index. "As a re-evaluation of regionalism in Canadian and American writing. A Sense of Place provides a comparative approach to the issue within a continental framework." "The contributors to this collection - including Frank Davey, Marjorie Pryse, and Jonathan Hart - look at a broad range of writers. They explore regionalism on both sides of the border in light of the central political, cultural, literary, and theoretical debates of our times."--BOOK JACKET CONTENTS - Introduction: Regionalism Revisited / Herb Wyile, Christian Riegel and Karen Overbye -- Toward the Ends of Regionalism / Frank Davey -- Writing Out of the Gap: Regionalism, Resistance, and Relational Reading / Marjorie Pryse -- "Regionalist" Fiction and the Problem of Cultural Knowledge / David Martin -- Reassessing Prairie Realism / Alison Calder -- West of "Woman," Or, Where No Man Has Gone Before: Geofeminism in Aritha Van Herk / W. M. Verhoeven -- Is Newfoundland Inside that T. V.?: Regionalism, Postmodernism, and Wayne Johnston's Human Amusements / Jeanette Lynes -- Magic Environmentalism: Writing/Logging (in) British Columbia / Richard Pickard -- Afterword: Sense of Place: A Response to Regionalism / Jonathan Hart.
- Herb Wyile (author), Christian Riegel (author), Karen Overbye (author), Don Perkins (author), Frank Davey (author), Marjorie Pryse (author), David Martin (author), W.M. Verhoeven (author), Jeanette Lynes (author), Richard Pickard (author), Jonathan Hart (author), Will F. Garrett-Petts (editor), Henry Hubert (editor), James Hoffman (editor), Katherine Sutherland (editor)
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