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Canadian short stories, third series

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Published by Oxford University Press in Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, Canadian,
    • Canadian fiction -- 20th century,
    • Canada -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementselected by Robert Weaver.
      ContributionsWeaver, Robert, 1921-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ1 .C1586, PR9197.3 .C1586
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 362 p. :
      Number of Pages362
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4484323M
      ISBN 10019540291X
      LC Control Number79313105

      The Canadian Short Story: Status, Criticism, Historical Survey - Reingard M. Nischik Canadian Animal Stories: Charles G.D. Roberts, "Do Seek Their Meat from God" () - Martina Seifert Tory . Look inside the book and identify the book's publisher - complete the publisher field but leave out terms like limited, company or press. If possible identify the book's date of publication. Complete the date .

      A good short story is like a good dessert - delicious, rich and just the right portion size. Canada is a nation of short stories — so we decided to highlight 12 of our favourite collections for you. This book traces the development and highlights of the English-language Canadian short story from the late 19th century up to the present. The history as well as the theoretical approaches to the genre are covered, with in-depth examination of exemplary stories .

      Her short stories, essays, and memoirs display warmth, strength, and humor, and her stories—both about Canada and Africa—are always written from a rural perspective. We recommend The Stone Angel, a series . Series: European Studies in North American Literature and surprisingly little literary criticism has been devoted to the Canadian short story. This book redresses that imbalance by providing the first collection of critical interpretations of thirty well-known and often-anthologized Canadian short stories .


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The book features biographical notes and an index of authors. Handsomely produced, this is a book to own and to give as a gift, to read and enjoy. About the Editors Margaret Atwood is the author of many books, most recentlyThe Handmaidens Tale.

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In choosing stories for this companion volume to The Oxford Book of Canadian Verse, Margaret Atwood and Robert 4Weaver have combined their different but complementary experiences of the Canadian short story and their extensive knowledge of the genre.

Margaret Atwood is one of Canada's leading short Reviews: 4. Presented as sets of short books, this series is manageable for third graders but is appropriate for older students as well. The stories include major topics in American history, such as Westward Expansion. Table of Contents.

The Canadian Short Story: Status, Criticism, Historical Survey - Reingard M. NischikCanadian Animal Stories: Charles G.D. Roberts, "Do Seek Their Meat from God" () - Martina SeifertTory Humanism, Ironic Humor, and Satire: Stephen Leacock, "The Marine Excursion of the Knights of Pythias" () - Heinz AntorThe Beginnings of Canadian.

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Short fiction was being written in Canada before there was a Canada. At the time of Confederation inshort fiction already filled the magazines of the new country. These early stories. Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion.

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