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Beyond Understanding Canada : Transnational Perspectives on Canadian Literature (Paperback)

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The dismantling of "Understanding Canada"—an international program eliminated by Canada’s Conservative government in 2012—posed a tremendous potential setback for Canadianists. Yet Canadian writers continue to be celebrated globally by popular and academic audiences alike. Twenty scholars speak to the government’s diplomatic and economic about-face and its implications for representations of Canadian writing within and outside Canada’s borders. The contributors to this volume remind us of the obstacles facing transnational intellectual exchange, but also salute scholars’ persistence despite these obstacles. Beyond "Understanding Canada" is a timely, trenchant volume for students and scholars of Canadian literature and anyone seeking to understand how Canadian literature circulates in a transnational world.
Number of Pages: 378
Genre: Literary Criticism, Political Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wayne State Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: May 8, 2017
TCIN: 51630851
UPC: 9781772122695
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-1613
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