Dominant Impressions: Essays on the Canadian Short Story

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Gerald Lynch, Angela Robbeson
University of Ottawa Press, 1999 - 168 pages
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Canadian critics and scholars, along with a growing number from around the world, have long recognized the achievements of Canadian short story writers. However, these critics have tended to view the Canadian short story as a historically recent phenomenon. This reappraisal corrects this mistaken view by exploring the literary and cultural antecedents of the Canadian short story.
  

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Table des matières

Introduction
1
It Almost Always Starts This Way
9
Short Stories by Early Canadian Women
17
Symboliste Elements in the Early Short Stories of Gilbert Parker Charles G D Roberts and Duncan Campbell Scott
27
The Canadian Young Adult Short Story of the Nineteenth Century Comes of Age
53
Social ist Realism in Canadian Short Stories of the 1930s
65
The Cases of Morley Callaghan
75
Rediscovering the Popular Canadian Short Story
87
Romance and Reality in Margaret Laurences A Bird in the House
99
Sheila Watsons Short Fiction
115
Reading the Clues
127
Gender Reflections in the Short Stories of Alistair MacLeod and Timothy Findley
137
Postrealist Heroes in Canadian Short Fiction
151
The Canadian Short Story
161
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À propos de l'auteur (1999)

Gerald Lynch is Professor of English at the University of Ottawa. He has published numerous books and essays on Canadian literary subjects, including The One and the Many: English Canadian Short Story Cycles (UTP 2001).

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