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The Wild Rose Anthology of Alberta Prose by George Melnyk

The first multi-genre historical anthology of Alberta writing since 1979, The Wild Rose Anthology of Alberta Prose collects twentieth-century short fiction, excerpts from novels, and non-fiction. This anthology explores what writers-past and present-can tell us about what it means to be Albertan-and Canadian. Each piece is preceded by an introduction with a literary biography and critical discussion of the selection that situates the piece within the author's overall repertoire.

With contributions by:

George Bugnet
Hugh Dempsey
Cheryl Foggo
Hiromi Goto
Katherine Govier
Monica Hopkins
Thomas King
W.P. Kinsella
Illia Kiriak
Joy Kogawa
Myrna Kostash
Henry Kreisel
Robert Kroetsch
Sid Marty
W.O. Mitchell
Howard O'Hagan
Andy Russell
George Ryga
Mary Schaffer
Sam Selvon
Fred Stenson
Christine van der Mark
Aritha van Herk
Emma Lee Warrior
Shelia Watson
Thomas Wharton
Rudy Wiebe
Kerry Wood

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781552380796
Publisher: University of Calgary Press
Publication date: 09/30/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 423
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x (h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Cultural historian George Melnyk teaches Canadian Studies at the University of Calgary. He is also author of the two-volume Literary History of Alberta.

Tamara Palmer Seiler is an interdisciplinary scholar who teaches Canadian Studies at the University of Calgary. She has written widely on the impact of immigration and ethnic diversity on Canadian culture and, in particular, on Canadian literature. She has co-authored two books on the history of Alberta.

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