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The January term is under way, and CanLit Guides has resources to help you navigate your lit courses this semester. Close reading is an important skill skill for academic reading, and we have chapters that will guide you through the process: Close Reading Prose: Introduces genres of prose and offers strategies for close analysis Close […]

CanLit Guides will help you through exam and term paper season

Exam and term paper season is here! CanLit Guides is a great resource for university and college students struggling to come up with a great essay topic or need help studying. Research: If you need help with research, our guides will help you understand the historical and cultural contexts around Canadian literature, and point you […]

New Guide: “Indigenous Literatures in Canada”

Our latest guide, Indigenous Literatures in Canada, includes case studies of The Rez Sisters by Tomson Highway, Green Grass, Running Water by Thomas King, Monkey Beach by Eden Robinson, and a discussion of the visual poetry of Shane Rhodes and Jordan Abel.

New Guide: “Poetic Visuality and Experimentation: A Brief Guide to English-Canadian Poetry”

“Look! It’s a poem; it’s visual art; it’s a computer program; it’s … experimental poetry!” Poetic Visuality and Experimentation introduces some different types of experimental poetry and issues that they raise, as well as techniques for engaging with them critically, with a special emphasis on visual poetry.

New Guide: Gender and Performativity: Texts and Contexts”

Our second guide, Gender and Performativity: Texts and Contexts, has been published.

Announcing CanLit Guides

Canadian Literature officially launches CanLit Guides.

Reading and Writing Canada: A Classroom Guide to Nationalism now available!

CanLit Guides’ first guide, Reading and Writing Canada: A Classroom Guide to Nationalism,is now available!

CanLit Guides is Coming Soon!

CanLit Guides’ official launch date is September 1st, 2012. The first guide we are making available is titled “Reading and Writing Canada: A Classroom Guide to Nationalism.”