Anne of Tim Hortons: Globalization and the Reshaping of by Herb Wyile

By Herb Wyile

Anne of Tim Hortons: Globalization and the Reshaping of Atlantic-Canadian Literature is a research of the paintings of over twenty modern Atlantic-Canadian writers that counters the common influence of Atlantic Canada as a old fashioned and backward position. by way of analyzing their therapy of labor, tradition, and heritage, writer Herb Wyile highlights how those writers face up to similar to Atlantic Canadians as improvident and regressive, if captivating, folks.

After an advent that examines the present position of the quarter in the Canadian federation and the wider context of financial globalization, Anne of Tim Hortons explores how Atlantic-Canadian writers current an image of the zone that's even more complicated and not more old fashioned than the stereotypes wherein it's quite often seen. throughout the works of authors comparable to Michael iciness, Lisa Moore, George Elliott Clarke, Rita Joe, Frank Barry, Alistair MacLeod, and Bernice Morgan, between others, the e-book seems on the altering (and more and more company) nature of labor, the cultural diversification and subversive self-consciousness of Atlantic-Canadian literature, and Atlantic-Canadian writers’ usually revisionist method of the region’s historical past.

What those writers are engaged in, the e-book contends, is a type of collective readjustment of similar to the sector. instead of a marginal position stranded open air of time, Atlantic Canada in those works is particularly a lot stuck up in modern fiscal, political, and cultural advancements, quite the extensive sweep of monetary globalization.

Show description

Read Online or Download Anne of Tim Hortons: Globalization and the Reshaping of Atlantic-Canadian Literature PDF

Similar literary criticism & theory books

The Irish Writer and the World

The Irish author and the realm is a massive new ebook through certainly one of Ireland's so much well-liked students and cultural commentators. Declan Kiberd, writer of the award-winning Irish Classics and Inventing eire, right here synthesises the subjects that experience occupied him all through his occupation as a number one critic of Irish literature and tradition.

Biographical Dictionary of North American Classicists

Whereas eu scholarship within the Classics has an extended and verified culture, little or no has been written at the historical past of classical scholarship in North the United States. via delivering profiles of a few six hundred North American Classicists, this reference ebook offers a place to begin for outlining the background of Classical scholarship in Canada and the U.S..

Henry Miller: New Perspectives

Scholarly responses to Henry Miller's works have by no means been quite a few and for a few years Miller used to be now not a trendy author for literary experiences. actually, there exist basically 3 collections of essays touching on Henry Miller's oeuvre. for the reason that those books seemed, a brand new iteration of overseas Miller students has emerged, one who is re-energizing serious readings of this significant American Modernist.

Playing the Races: Ethnic Caricature and American Literary Realism (United States)

Why did such a lot of of the writers who aligned themselves with the social and aesthetic goals of yankee literary realism depend upon inventory conventions of ethnic comic strip of their therapy of immigrant and African-American figures? As a self-described "tool of the democratic spirit," designed to "prick the bubble of summary types," literary realism would appear to have little in universal with the aggressively dehumanizing comedian imagery that started to proliferate in magazines and newspapers after the Civil struggle.

Additional resources for Anne of Tim Hortons: Globalization and the Reshaping of Atlantic-Canadian Literature

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.06 of 5 – based on 3 votes