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French-Canadian and Quebecois Novels : Perspectives on Canadian Culture - Ben-Z. Shek

French-Canadian and Quebecois Novels

Perspectives on Canadian Culture

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Published: 18th July 1991
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French-Canadian novels began as a marginal offshoot of French metropolitan writing and are now read and studied not only in English Canada but around the world. This collection of essays offers a history and analysis of French-Canadian fiction from the 1830s to the present day. Besides discussing a variety of works and writers, most available in English translation, the book explores the rapid development of new women's writing in the last twenty years, treats the art of translation, and presents a bibliography of criticism and anthologies.

"Rich in content....An incisive, well-written, objective, and eminently readable survey of the Quebecois novel and will prove very useful for teachers of Quebecois literature and civilization. It should also prove helpful to graduate and undergraduate students who wish to become informed about the evolution of the Quebec novel."--French Forum

The Long Gestation: 1867-1937
The Modern Novel: 1938-1959
The Sixties
The Emergence of the Feminist ""I""
The Last Twenty Years
Conclusion
The Problems of Translation
Novels in English Translation
Selected Criticism
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ISBN: 9780195407235
ISBN-10: 0195407237
Series: Perspectives on Canadian Culture
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 159
Published: 18th July 1991
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Canada
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 19.0 x 12.0  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.16