The Routledge Concise History of Canadian Literature introduces the fiction, poetry and drama of Canada in its historical, political and cultural contexts.
In this clear and structured volume, Richard Lane outlines:
Written in an engaging and accessible style and offering a glossary, maps and further reading sections, this guidebook is a crucial resource for students working in the field of Canadian Literature.
1. Introduction: The Colonial Contexts of Canadian Literature 2. Canada’s First Peoples: Orality, Textuality, Literature 3. Literatures of Landscape & Encounter 4. A New Nation: Prose Fiction & the Rise of the Canadian Novel 5. In Flanders Fields: War, Gender & Social Transformation 6. Canadian Modernism: 1914-1960 7. Feminist Literatures: A New Poetics of Identity 8. Canadian Postmodernism: Genre Trouble & New Media 9. The Postcolonial Imagination: Diversity, Difference, & Ethnicity