Double-Talking: Essays on Verbal and Visual Ironies in Canadian Contemporary Art and Literature

Double-Talking: Essays on Verbal and Visual Ironies in Canadian Contemporary Art and Literature

by Linda Hutcheon
     
 

In the mass media today, as well as in high art and academia, there seems to be what one recent magazine has called an 'irony epidemic.' This collection of essays considers irony in its Canadian literary and artistic context, with titles such as "Who Says That Canadian Culture Is Ironic?" and "Ironies of Color in the Great White North: The Discursive

Overview


In the mass media today, as well as in high art and academia, there seems to be what one recent magazine has called an 'irony epidemic.' This collection of essays considers irony in its Canadian literary and artistic context, with titles such as "Who Says That Canadian Culture Is Ironic?" and "Ironies of Color in the Great White North: The Discursive Strategies of Some Hyphenated Canadians."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550221398
Publisher:
ECW Press
Publication date:
08/01/1992
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author


LINDA HUTCHEON is professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto, and author of many books on literary and cultural theory.

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