History, literature, and the writing of the Canadian Prairies /

"The Canadian Prairie has long been represented as a timeless and unchanging location, defined by settlement and landscape. Now, a new generation of writers and historians challenge that perception and argue. Instead, that it is a region with an evolving culture and history. This collection of...

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Other Authors: Wardhaugh, Robert Alexander, 1967-, Calder, Alison, 1969-
Format: eBook
Published: Winnipeg, Man. : University of Manitoba Press, ©2005.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : when is the prairie? / Alison Calder, Robert Wardhaugh
  • The tantalizing possibility of living on the plains / Frances W. Kaye
  • The melting of time in Thomas Wharton's Icefields / Claire Omhovère
  • Autogeology : limestone and life narrative in Carol Shields's The stone diaries / Nina van Gessel
  • Coyote as culprit : 'her-story' and the feminist fantastic in Gail Anderson-Dargatz's The cure for death by lightning / Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson
  • Robert Kroetsch, Marshall McLuhan, and Canada's prairie postmodernism : the Aberhart effect / Russell Morton Brown
  • The "precarious perch" of the "decent woman" : spatial (de)constructions of gender in women's prairie memoirs / S. Leigh Matthews
  • Documents in the postmodern long prairie poem / Dennis Cooley
  • Reconstructions of literary settings in North America's prairie regions : a cross-cultural comparison of Red Cloud, Nebraska, and Neepawa, Manitoba / Sarah Payne
  • A timeless imagined prairie : return and regeneration in Margaret Laurence's Manawaka novels / Debra Dudek
  • Time's grip along the Athabasca, 1920s and 1930s / Cam McEachern.