Twenty-first-century Canadian writers

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Thomson Gale, May 21, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 431 pages
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Essays on Canadian writers from 1990 to 2007 provides information on writers of all major genres who made a significant contribution to the literature of these years. Discusses the Canadian cultural scene, Canadian self-definition process, the emerging trend of minorities into the mainstream, including Asian and African Canadians, the increasing role of Aboriginal authors, and the formal and stylistic shifts as linguistic and literary theories became more established.

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Contents

Plan of the Series xiii Greg Hollingshead 1947
105
Douglas Barbour 1940 9 Thomas King 1943
118
Marilyn Bowering 1949 30 Dany Laferriere 1953
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Christian Riegel teaches Canadian literature, genre studies, and poetry at Campion College at the University of Regina. He is the editor of Challenging Territory: The Writing of Margaret Laurence and A Sense of Place: Re-evaluating Regionalism in Canadian and American Writing.