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...
Winnipeg, Man. :
University of Manitoba Press,
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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.