"Trading Magic for Fact," Fact for Magic: Myth and Mythologizing in Postmodern Canadian Historical Fiction

by Marc Colavincenzo


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ISBN-13: 9789042009264
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/28/2003
Series: Cross/Cultures Series
Pages: 239
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Marc Colavincenzo currently lectures at Justus Liebig University in Giessen, Germany. His areas of interest include fiction and history, poetry and landscape. Canadian identity, and notions of the self and the individual, with an eye to keeping the study of literature grounded. He has a special interest in the author Michael Ondaatje. His current research involves the writing of English literary history.

Table of Contents

1 Historical Discourse as Myth
2 “Trading Magic for Fact”: Postmodern Historical Fiction
3 Trading Fact for Magic: Mythologizing History in Postmodern Historical Fiction
4 Mythologizing History in Postmodern Canadian Historical Fiction
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