Don't forget to bookmark this web site !!
Used & Out of Print Books | Contact us | Home

Browse and Compare Price at 40+ Sites and 20,000+ Stores!!


  In Print Books   Used & Out of Print Books   Magazine   Music   Movie   Credit Card   Help  
  |  Home |  FAQ/About us |  Link to us |  Recommend us |  Contact us |  Bookstores |  Browse |  Memo |  

 

Find more info., search and price compare for
White Civility: The Literary Project of English Canada
by by Daniel Coleman
Binding: Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Weight: 105
Dimension: H: 0.75 x L: 9.2 x W: 0.5 inches
ISBN:9780802096425

If you cannot find this book in our new and in print search, be sure to try our used and out of print search too!

 

Book Description:
In White Civility Daniel Coleman breaks the long silence in Canadian literary and cultural studies around Canadian whiteness and examines its roots as a literary project of early colonials and nation builders. He argues that a specific form of whiteness emerged in Canada that was heavily influenced by Britishness. Examining four allegorical figures that recur in a wide range of Canadian writings between 1820 and 1950 the Loyalist fratricide, the enterprising Scottish orphan, the muscular Christian, and the maturing colonial son Coleman outlines a genealogy of Canadian whiteness that remains powerfully influential in Canadian thinking to this day. Blending traditional literary analysis with the approaches of cultural studies and critical race theory, White Civility examines canonical literary texts, popular journalism, and mass market bestsellers to trace widespread ideas about Canadian citizenship during the optimistic nation building years as well as during the years of disillusionment that followed the First World War and the Great Depression. Tracing the consistent project of white civility in Canadian letters, Coleman calls for resistance to this project by transforming whiteness into wry civility, unearthing rather than disavowing the history of racism in Canadian literary culture.


|  Home |  FAQ/About us |  Link to us |  Recommend us |  Contact us |  Bookstores |  Memo |
Shipping Destination:
State:
(US only)
Display in:
Search by:

Searching for Out of Print Books? [Click Here]

 

 

Copyright 1995-2020 All rights reserved.