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The Literary History of Alberta Volume Two: From the End of the War to the End of the Century - Alberta Reflections (Hardback)
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The Literary History of Alberta Volume Two: From the End of the War to the End of the Century - Alberta Reflections (Hardback)

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Hardback 318 Pages / Published: 01/10/1999
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In this, the companion to the landmark volume The Literary History of Alberta, Volume One: From Writing-on-Stone to WorldWar Two, George Melnyk examines Alberta literature in the second half of the twentieth century. At last, Melnyk argues, Alberta writers have found their voice--and their accomplishments have been remarkable. The contradictory landscape, the stereotypes of the Indian, the Mountie, and the Cowboy, and the language of the Other, speaking from the margins--these elements all left their impressions on the consciousness of early Alberta. But writers in the last few decades have turned this inheritance to their advantage, to create compelling stories about this place and its people. Today, Melnyk discovers, Alberta writers can appreciate not only this achievement, but also its essential source: the symbolic communication of Writing-on-Stone. The Literary History of Alberta, Volume Two extends the study of Alberta's cultural history to the present day. It is a vital text for anyone interested in Alberta's vibrant literary culture.

Publisher: University of Alberta Press
ISBN: 9780888643254
Number of pages: 318
Weight: 570 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 25 mm

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