Downtown Canada: Writing Canadian Cities

Downtown Canada: Writing Canadian Cities

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802087201
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date: 11/24/2005
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 6.22(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

Justin D. Edwards is an associate professor in the Department of English at Københavns Universitet.



Douglas Ivison is an assistant professor in the Department of English at Lakehead University.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Douglas Ivison and Justin D. Edwards

'An Ordered Absence: Defeated Topologies in Canadian Literature'
Richard Cavell

Orient Dreams: Urbanity and the Post-Confederation Literacy Culture of Ottawa
Steven Artelle

Postcolonial Historicity: Halifax, Region and Empire in Barometer rising and the Nymph and the Lamp
Christopher J. Armstrong

La ville en vol / City in Flight: Tracing Lesbian E-Motion through Jovette Marchessault's Comme un enfant de la terre
Barbara Godard

Cities and Classrooms, Bodies and Texts: Notes Towards a Resident Reading (and teaching) of Vancouver Writing
Peter Dickinson

Lost in the City: The Montreal Novels of Regine Robin and Robert Majzels
Dominic Beneventi

Inside-Outside the Glass City: Toronto, the Canadian Immigrant City
Batia Boe Stolar

Divided Cities, Divided Selves: Portraits of the artist as Ambivalent Urban Hipster
Lisa Salem-Wiseman

Rewriting White Flight: Suburbia in Gerald Lynch's Troutstream and Joan Barfoot's Dancing in the Dark
Paul Milton

Dueling and Dwelling in Toronto and London: Transnational Urbanism in Catherine Bush's The Rules of Engagement
John Clement Ball

Epilogue
Justin D. Edwards and Douglas Ivison

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