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From the Publisher“This Companion is, above all, a very practical and helpful book for anyone who wants to study the changing and challenging contexts of Canadian literature...The diverse geographical origins of the contributors (scholars from Canada, France, the UK, Australia, and the US) attest to the increasing interest in Canadian literature around the world, as well as to vital connections and comparisons between literary developments in different countries.”
-Rocío G. Davis, Canadian Literature
"...The book shows an acute awareness of the intricately multi-lingual, multi-ethnic, and multicultural nature of the country and its literature."
-Quill and Quire
"Astute and groundbreaking."
-Literary Review of Canada
“...the achievement of The Cambridge Companion to Canadian Literature is its concise synthesis of an immense subject area...suggest[s] whole new directions for literary research.”
-Faye Hammill, International Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue internationale d’études canadiennes
“[This Companion] is a most useful addition that will help Canadian literature scholars and students from all over the world to find their way into Canadian writing.” -
-Martin Kuester, Anglistik
“...Canadian literature is as diverse and multicultural as the society it mirrors and...the Cambridge Companion of Canadian Literature reflects this, revealing a number of fascinating insights for Canadianists and newcomers alike.”
-Victoria Cook, British Journal of Canadian Studies
“The result is very impressive: clear and no shortcuts tolerated, lacking in jargon, discussions that balance detailed textual analysis with ambitious synthesis.”
-Claire Omhovère, Etudes anglaises