The Resource National plots : historical fiction and changing ideas of Canada, edited by Andrea Cabajsky and Brett Josef Grubisic, (electronic resource)

National plots : historical fiction and changing ideas of Canada, edited by Andrea Cabajsky and Brett Josef Grubisic, (electronic resource)

Label
National plots : historical fiction and changing ideas of Canada
Title
National plots
Title remainder
historical fiction and changing ideas of Canada
Statement of responsibility
edited by Andrea Cabajsky and Brett Josef Grubisic
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Fiction that reconsiders, challenges, reshapes, and/or upholds national narratives of history has long been an integral aspect of Canadian literature. Works by writers of historical fiction (from early practitioners such as John Richardson to contemporary figures such as Alice Munro and George Elliott Clarke) propose new views and understandings of Canadian history and individual relationships to it. Critical evaluation of these works sheds light on the complexity of these depictions. The contributors in National Plots: Historical Fiction and Changing Ideas of Canada critic
Member of
Additional physical form
  • Issued also in electronic format.
  • Also available in print version.
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
813/.081
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR9192.6.H5
LC item number
N38 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Canadian Electronic Library (Firm)
  • Grubisic, Brett Josef
  • Cabajsky, Andrea
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
National characteristics, Canadian, in literature
Label
National plots : historical fiction and changing ideas of Canada, edited by Andrea Cabajsky and Brett Josef Grubisic, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Issued as part of the Canadian Electronic Library publishers collection
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Part one. A Usable Past? New Questions, New Directions -- "A Trading Shop So Crooked a Man Could Jump through the Cracks": Counting the Cost of Fred Stenson's Trade in the Hudson's Bay Company Archive / Kathleen Venema -- Past Lives: Aimee Laberge's Where the River Narrows and the Transgenerational Gene Pool / Cynthia Sugars -- The Orange Devil: Thomas Scott and the Canadian Historical Novel / Albert Braz -- State of Shock: History and Crisis in Hugh MacLennan's Barometer Rising / Robert David Stacey -- "And They May Get it Wrong, After All": Reading Alice Munro's "Meneseteung" / Tracy Ware --
  • Part two. Unconventional Voices: Fiction versus Recorded History -- Windigo Killing: Joseph Boyden's Three Day Road / Herb Wyile -- Telling a Better Story: History, Fiction, and Rhetoric in George Copway's Traditional History and Characteristic Sketches of the Ojibway Nation / Shelley Hulan -- The Racialization of Canadian History: African-Canadian Fiction, 1990-2005 / Pilar Cuder-Dominguez -- Turning the Tables / Aritha van Herk --
  • Part three. Literary Histories, Regional Contexts -- "To Free Itself, and Find Itself": Writing a History for the Prairie West / Claire Campbell -- "Old Lost Land": Loss in Newfoundland Historical Fiction / Paul Chafe -- Imagining Vancouvers: Burning Water, Ana Historic, and the Literary (Un) Settling of the Pacific Coast / Owen Percy -- Too Little Geography; Too Much History: Writing the Balance in "Meneseteung" / Dennis Duffy
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (277 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9786613809858
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000051375
  • (EBL)685544
  • (OCoLC)759157084
  • (SSID)ssj0000478607
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11291649
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000478607
  • (PQKBWorkID)10435583
  • (PQKB)10603245
  • (CEL)433820
  • (CaBNvSL)slc00225671
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3271207
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse14299
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000051375
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
National plots : historical fiction and changing ideas of Canada, edited by Andrea Cabajsky and Brett Josef Grubisic, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Issued as part of the Canadian Electronic Library publishers collection
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Part one. A Usable Past? New Questions, New Directions -- "A Trading Shop So Crooked a Man Could Jump through the Cracks": Counting the Cost of Fred Stenson's Trade in the Hudson's Bay Company Archive / Kathleen Venema -- Past Lives: Aimee Laberge's Where the River Narrows and the Transgenerational Gene Pool / Cynthia Sugars -- The Orange Devil: Thomas Scott and the Canadian Historical Novel / Albert Braz -- State of Shock: History and Crisis in Hugh MacLennan's Barometer Rising / Robert David Stacey -- "And They May Get it Wrong, After All": Reading Alice Munro's "Meneseteung" / Tracy Ware --
  • Part two. Unconventional Voices: Fiction versus Recorded History -- Windigo Killing: Joseph Boyden's Three Day Road / Herb Wyile -- Telling a Better Story: History, Fiction, and Rhetoric in George Copway's Traditional History and Characteristic Sketches of the Ojibway Nation / Shelley Hulan -- The Racialization of Canadian History: African-Canadian Fiction, 1990-2005 / Pilar Cuder-Dominguez -- Turning the Tables / Aritha van Herk --
  • Part three. Literary Histories, Regional Contexts -- "To Free Itself, and Find Itself": Writing a History for the Prairie West / Claire Campbell -- "Old Lost Land": Loss in Newfoundland Historical Fiction / Paul Chafe -- Imagining Vancouvers: Burning Water, Ana Historic, and the Literary (Un) Settling of the Pacific Coast / Owen Percy -- Too Little Geography; Too Much History: Writing the Balance in "Meneseteung" / Dennis Duffy
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (277 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9786613809858
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000051375
  • (EBL)685544
  • (OCoLC)759157084
  • (SSID)ssj0000478607
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11291649
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000478607
  • (PQKBWorkID)10435583
  • (PQKB)10603245
  • (CEL)433820
  • (CaBNvSL)slc00225671
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3271207
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse14299
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000051375
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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